Emiliano Zapata, Morelos

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Emiliano Zapata is a city in the west-central part of the Mexican state of Morelos. It stands at 18°52′N 99°09′W / 18.867°N 99.150°W / 18.867; -99.150. The city serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name. The city is the sixth largest in the state of Morelos, with a 2005 census population of 39,702 inhabitants. The municipality reported 69,064 inhabitants and has an area of 64.983 km² (25.09 sq mi). The city was previously known as both San Francisco Zacualpan and San Vicente Zacualpan. It was renamed in honour of Mexican Revolutionary Emiliano Zapata.

Another major community in the municipality is the city of Tres de Mayo, known principally for its ceramic.


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