Unión de Tula

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Unión de Tula
Municipality and city
Coat of arms of Unión de Tula
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Unión de Tula is located in Mexico
Unión de Tula
Unión de Tula
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°57′25″N 104°16′05″W / 19.957°N 104.268°W / 19.957; -104.268Coordinates: 19°57′25″N 104°16′05″W / 19.957°N 104.268°W / 19.957; -104.268
Country  Mexico
State Jalisco
Area
 • Total 334.07 km2 (128.99 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 13,133
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)
Website Official Site

Unión de Tula is a town and municipality, in the Sierra de Amula region of the state of Jalisco in central-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 323.34 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 13,133.[1]

Population[edit]

The average population to this day is 13,133 citizens, which includes about 6,214 males and 6,919 females. About 4,822 people of this population are minors, 8,311 are adults, and 2,001 of these adults are over 60 years old.[2]

History[edit]

Tula is referred to either Tula or Tvla because of the last names of the founders. Tula was conquered by Francisco Cortes of San Buenaventura in 1524. Later in 1872 a new construction began and there was a second parish church. Before this region was conquered by the Spanish it was populated by indigenous tribes. These tribes depended on Amollan Manor or Amula. Amollan Manor or Amula were like leaders to these people could rely on that had no idea where they were, or what to do there.[3]

Housing[edit]

About 3,416 homes are registered in Union de Tula, 3,391 are congeneric to normal homes or apartments. Of these, 177 do not have a floor, and 39 have only one room. The economy situation in Tula is bad only 450 homes have their own computer, 2,544 own a washing machine and 3,237 homes have at least one or more televisions. Out of all 3,416 homes 3,212 homes have sanitary installations, 3,283 are connected to the public water supply, and 3,331 have access to electricity.[4]

Sightseeing[edit]

Some places you can visit are Camino a Santana, which is a little road the most people run on for exercise, because cars rarely pass by there. There is also “El Tepehuaje” which is somewhat like a park. El Tepehuaje has many trees and it even has a soccer field for kids to enjoy its also has a great view.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unión de Tula". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved April 20, 2009. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Union de Tula (Municipality)". PHP Link Directory. "The average population to this day is 13,133 citizens, which includes about 6,214 males and 6,919 females. About 4,822 people of this population are minors, 8,311 are adults, and 2,001 of these adults are over 60 years old." 
  3. ^ "UNION DE TULA". Secretaria de Gobernacion. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Union de Tula (Municipality)". PHP Link Directory. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "Vamos a Union de Tula". Organizacion Editorial Mexicana. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 

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