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Comonfort is a magic town since October 12 of 2018,Mexican city and municipality named after Mexican general and president Ignacio Comonfort located in the state of Guanajuato. The municipality has an area of 485.90 square kilometres (1.60% of the surface of the state) and is bordered to the north and northeast by San Miguel de Allende, to the east by the state of Querétaro, to the south and southwest by Empalme Escobedo, Apaseo el Grande, Celaya and Santa Cruz de Juventino Rosas, respectively . The municipality had a population of 67,642 inhabitants according to the 2005 census.[1][2]

In pre-Columbian times the area of what is today Comonfort was known as Chamacuero, a word of Purépecha origin that means "To fall down" or "Place of ruins."[3]


  1. ^ "2005 Census". INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Archived from the original on 2013-02-27. Retrieved 2007-03-22.
  2. ^ "Mexican Municipality Encyclopedia". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Archived from the original on 2007-03-17. Retrieved 2007-03-22.
  3. ^ Guanajuato.- Comonfort Archived 2007-05-27 at the Wayback Machine

Coordinates: 20°43′N 100°46′W / 20.717°N 100.767°W / 20.717; -100.767