Zacoalco de Torres

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Zacoalco de Torres
Town and Municipality
Zacoalco de Torres 01.jpg
Coat of arms of Zacoalco de Torres
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Zacoalco de Torres is located in Mexico
Zacoalco de Torres
Zacoalco de Torres
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 20°14′N 103°35′W / 20.233°N 103.583°W / 20.233; -103.583Coordinates: 20°14′N 103°35′W / 20.233°N 103.583°W / 20.233; -103.583
Country  Mexico
State  Jalisco
Region Sur
Settled 1264
Area
 • Total 491.27 km2 (189.68 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 27,901
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)
Website zacoalcodetorres.gob.mx

Zacoalco de Torres, formerly Zacoalco (Nahuatl: Tzacoalco; "place of closed water"), is a town and municipality in Jalisco, Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 491.27 km². It is the primary production region of the equipal-style wood and pigskin furniture.

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 25,529.[1]

To the east lies the largest lake in Mexico, Lago de Chapala.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Zacoalco de Torres
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 26.4
(79.5)
28.4
(83.1)
31
(87.8)
33
(91.4)
33.8
(92.8)
31.6
(88.9)
28.7
(83.7)
28.5
(83.3)
28.1
(82.6)
28.1
(82.6)
28
(82)
26.3
(79.3)
29.33
(84.75)
Average low °C (°F) 9.2
(48.6)
9.8
(49.6)
11.7
(53.1)
13.8
(56.8)
16
(60.8)
17.6
(63.7)
17
(63)
17.3
(63.1)
17.1
(62.8)
15.5
(59.9)
11.9
(53.4)
9.8
(49.6)
13.89
(57.03)
Precipitation mm (inches) 10
(0.4)
3
(0.1)
0
(0)
3
(0.1)
10
(0.4)
94
(3.7)
130
(5.1)
84
(3.3)
94
(3.7)
30
(1.2)
5
(0.2)
5
(0.2)
468
(18.4)
Source: Weatherbase [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zacoalco de Torres". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved April 20, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Zacoalco de Torres, Jalisco". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.