Apaseo el Alto

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Apaseo el Alto, Guanajuato
Official seal of Apaseo el Alto, Guanajuato
 • Presidente Municipal (Mayor) Dr. Miguel Ángel Sánchez Escutia
 • Land 377.42 km2 (145.72 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 64,443
Website Apaseo el Alto (in Spanish)

Apaseo el Alto is a Mexican city (and municipality) located in the state of Guanajuato. The municipality has an area of 491.81 square kilometres (1.6% of the surface of the state) and is bordered to the north by Apaseo el Grande, to the east by the state of Querataro, to the south by Jerécuaro and Tarimoro, and to the northwest by Celaya. The municipality had a population of 56,817 inhabitants according to the 2005 census.[1][2]

In pre-Columbian times Apaseo (Apatzeo) was known as Atlayahualco or "place of where water flows" by the Otomí people who lived in the region.

The municipal president of Apaseo el Alto and its many smaller outlying communities, which include San Juan del Llanito, San Bartolo and many others, is Dr. Miguel Ángel Sánchez Escutia

Apaseo el Alto

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  1. ^ "2005 Census". INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Archived from the original on 28 March 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-22. 
  2. ^ Guanajuato "Mexican Municipality Encyclopedia" Check |url= value (help). Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Retrieved 2007-03-22. 

Coordinates: 20°27′N 100°37′W / 20.450°N 100.617°W / 20.450; -100.617