Tenamaxtlán

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Tenamaxtlán
Municipality and city
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Tenamaxtlán is located in Mexico
Tenamaxtlán
Tenamaxtlán
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 20°13′N 104°10′W / 20.217°N 104.167°W / 20.217; -104.167
Country  Mexico
State Jalisco
Area
 • Total 337.99 km2 (130.50 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 7,047
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Tenamaxtlán is a municipio (municipality) and town in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. It has renown for the huge festivities that are held every December for a period of two weeks.[citation needed] It is famous for its bull fights during the holidays.

Tenamaxtlán was founded about 480–500 years ago. The current mayor of the town is Luz Maria Barragan.

Coordinates: 20°13′N 104°10′W / 20.217°N 104.167°W / 20.217; -104.167