Chiautempan

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Chiautempan
Mural depicting the foundation of Chiautempan
Mural depicting the foundation of Chiautempan
Official seal of Chiautempan
Seal
Chiautempan is located in Mexico
Chiautempan
Chiautempan
Coordinates: 19°19′00″N 98°11′00″W / 19.31667°N 98.18333°W / 19.31667; -98.18333
Country  Mexico
State Tlaxcala
Municipality Santa Ana Chiautempan
Founded 1380 AD
Government
 • Presidente Municipal Linda Marina Dolores Munive Temoltzín (2005-08)
Area(municip.)
 • Total 66.21 km2 (25.56 sq mi)
Elevation 2,300 m (7,500 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 46,776
  (municip.)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Postal code 90800
Area code(s) 246
Demonym Chiautempense
Website www.chiautempan.gob.mx

Chiautempan (also: Santa Ana Chiautempan) is a city and its surrounding municipality of the same name located in the south-central part of the Mexican state of Tlaxcala. The city serves as the municipal seat of the municipality, which covers an area of 66.21 km² (25.56 sq mi). At the 2005 census it had a population of 46,776 inhabitants, the fourth-largest community in the state in population (after Villa Vicente Guerrero, Apizaco, and Huamantla). The city lies at the extreme western end of the municipality, which had a census population of 63,300 inhabitants.

Its largest other communities are the towns of San Bartolomé Cuahuixmatlac, San Pedro Tlalcuapan de Nicolás Bravo, and San Pedro Muñoztla.

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Coordinates: 19°19′N 98°11′W / 19.317°N 98.183°W / 19.317; -98.183