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Charapan is a municipality located in the north-western part of the Mexican state of Michoacán. The municipality has an area of 233.16 square kilometres (0.17% of the surface of the state)[1] and is bordered to the north by the municipalities of Tangancícuaro and Chilchota, to the east by Paracho, to the south by Uruapan, and to the west by Los Reyes. The municipality had a population of 10,867 inhabitants according to the 2005 census.[2] Its municipal seat is the city of the same name.


  1. ^ Michoacán Archived May 17, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Retrieved on October 9, 2007
  2. ^ "2005 Census". INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Archived from the original on 2013-02-27. Retrieved 2007-10-09.

Coordinates: 19°39′N 102°15′W / 19.650°N 102.250°W / 19.650; -102.250