Coyuca de Catalán

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Coyuca de Catalán
Municipal seat and city
CoyucadeCatalán - Ayuntamiento.JPG
Coyuca de Catalán is located in Mexico
Coyuca de Catalán
Coyuca de Catalán
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 18°19′32″N 100°41′57″W / 18.32556°N 100.69917°W / 18.32556; -100.69917Coordinates: 18°19′32″N 100°41′57″W / 18.32556°N 100.69917°W / 18.32556; -100.69917
Country  Mexico
State Guerrero
Municipality Coyuca de Catalán

Coyuca de Catalán is a city and seat of the municipality of Coyuca de Catalán, in the state of Guerrero, south-western Mexico.[1]

Formerly called Coyuca, the town was named Coyuca de Catalán in honour of Nicolás Catalán, son of Antonia Nava de Catalán, who lost his life there during an action in the Mexican War of Independence.[2]

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  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. Principales resultados por localidad 2005 (ITER). Retrieved on December 23, 2008
  2. ^ Acuña Cepeda, Mirtea Elizabeth (19 November 2017), "Antonia Nava de Catalán, la Generala", Ecos de la Costa (in Spanish), retrieved 2017-11-28