Apulco Municipality

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Municipality of Apulco
Location of Apulco within Zacatecas and Mexico
Location of Apulco within Zacatecas and Mexico
Coordinates: 21°23′N 102°40′W / 21.383°N 102.667°W / 21.383; -102.667Coordinates: 21°23′N 102°40′W / 21.383°N 102.667°W / 21.383; -102.667
Country  Mexico
State Zacatecas
Municipal seat Apulco
Largest city Tenayuca
Founded 1541 (Fray Antonio de Segovia)
Municipality 1863
 • Municipal President Martín Carvajal Mártinez, PRD
 • Total 200 km2 (80 sq mi)
Elevation 1,850 m (6,070 ft)
Population (2005)[1]
 • Total 4,801
 • Largest city 1,791 Tenayuca
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Postal Code 99920, 99921, 99922, 99925, 99930
Area code(s) 467

Apulco is one of the 58 municipalities in the Mexican state of Zacatecas. It is located on the southern part of the state of Zacatecas and it is bounded by the municipality of Nochistlán de Mejía. The municipality covers a total surface area of 200 square kilometers (77 sq mi).[2]

The municipal seat is the city of Apulco.


In the 2005 census Apulco reported a population of 4,801.[1] Of these, 1,453 lived in the municipal seat and the remainder lived in surrounding rural communities.


  1. ^ a b Link to tables of population data from Census of 2005 INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática
  2. ^ "Apulco", Encyclopedia de Municipios