Cuquío

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Cuquío
Municipality
Solar do Vinho do Porto 007.jpg
Coat of arms of Cuquío
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Cuquío is located in Mexico
Cuquío
Cuquío
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 20°25′N 104°19′W / 20.417°N 104.317°W / 20.417; -104.317Coordinates: 20°25′N 104°19′W / 20.417°N 104.317°W / 20.417; -104.317
Country  Mexico
State Jalisco
Area
 • Total 1,504.7 km2 (580.96 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 14,176

Cuquío is a town and municipality, in Jalisco in central-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 580.96 km². The town name is derived from the Aztec language Nahuatl meaning "Place of frogs and toads"

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 19,176.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cuquío". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved April 15, 2009.