Xaloztoc (municipality)

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Xaloztoc (municipality)
Municipality
Coat of arms of Xaloztoc (municipality)
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality in Tlaxcala.
Location of the municipality in Tlaxcala.
Xaloztoc (municipality) is located in Mexico
Xaloztoc (municipality)
Xaloztoc (municipality)
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°24′00″N 98°3′0″W / 19.40000°N 98.05000°W / 19.40000; -98.05000Coordinates: 19°24′00″N 98°3′0″W / 19.40000°N 98.05000°W / 19.40000; -98.05000
Country  Mexico
State  Tlaxcala
Established November 25th, 1873
Area
 • Total 49 km2 (19 sq mi)
Elevation 2,500 m (8,200 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 21,769
 • Density 444.27/km2 (1,150.7/sq mi)
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 241

Xaloztoc (municipality) is a municipality in Tlaxcala in south-eastern Mexico. It is one of 60 municipalities in the state, and serves as the capital of Tlaxcala. The INEGI reference number for the municipality is 29039.[1]

Geography[edit]

As of 2010, Xaloztoc has an estimated 21,769 residents. The size of the municipality is about 49 km2 (19 sq mi). The average elevation is 2,500 meters (8,200 ft) above sea level.

Climate[edit]

On average, Xaloztoc receives 730.3 mm/m2 (28.8 in) of precipitation annually. The average yearly temperature for the area is approximately 14.8 °C (58.6 °F).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "-". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved January 4, 2010.