|Municipality and city|
Colonial era church in Tapalpa.
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
|• Total||442.15 km2 (170.72 sq mi)|
|Time zone||Central Standard Time (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)|
The municipality covers an area of 442.15 km².
As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 16,057.
Tapalpa is a designated Pueblo Mágico.
Tapalpa is a mountain town surrounded by pine forests. The area is famous for the "Piedras Bolas" large (20 feet high) rocks found just outside the town limits.
The area is a popular weekend destination for residents of nearby Guadalajara. There are many excellent outdoor restaurants that specialize in grilled meats.
- "Tapalpa". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved April 16, 2009.
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