Zacualtipan

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Zacualtipan de Ángeles
Municipality and town
Official logo of Zacualtipan de Ángeles
Glyph and coat of arms
Zacualtipan de Ángeles is located in Mexico
Zacualtipan de Ángeles
Zacualtipan de Ángeles
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 20°39′N 98°39′W / 20.650°N 98.650°W / 20.650; -98.650Coordinates: 20°39′N 98°39′W / 20.650°N 98.650°W / 20.650; -98.650
Country  Mexico
State Flag of Hidalgo.svg Hidalgo
Municipal seat Escudo de armas de Zacualtipán.gif Zacualtipan de Ángeles
Area
 • Total 241.6 km2 (93.3 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 25,987

Zacualtipan (formally: Zacualtipan de Ángeles ) is a town and one of the 84 municipalities of Hidalgo, in central-eastern Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 241.6 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 25,987.[1]

History[edit]

The town of Zacualtipan was the site of the Action of Sequalteplan on February 25, 1848. It was a surprise attack by a mounted American force under Gen. Joseph Lane that defeated a Mexican guerrilla force under Celedonio Dómeco de Jarauta during the Mexican American War.[2]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Zacualtipan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 16.5
(61.7)
18.1
(64.6)
21.4
(70.5)
23.6
(74.5)
24.3
(75.7)
22
(72)
20.3
(68.5)
20.8
(69.4)
19.6
(67.3)
18.5
(65.3)
17.6
(63.7)
16.8
(62.2)
19.96
(67.95)
Average low °C (°F) 2.3
(36.1)
3.2
(37.8)
5.3
(41.5)
7.3
(45.1)
8.5
(47.3)
8.8
(47.8)
8.1
(46.6)
8.1
(46.6)
7.9
(46.2)
6
(43)
4
(39.2)
2.7
(36.9)
6.02
(42.84)
Precipitation mm (inches) 41
(1.6)
30
(1.2)
33
(1.3)
48
(1.9)
66
(2.6)
198
(7.8)
206
(8.1)
200
(8)
366
(14.4)
208
(8.2)
89
(3.5)
38
(1.5)
1,523
(60.1)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

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