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This article is about the Mexican municipality. For other uses, see Guachinango (disambiguation).
|Municipality and city|
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
|• Total||483.19 km2 (186.56 sq mi)|
As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 4,138.
The Spanish discovered silver lodes here in the 1540s, which started commercial silver mining in the area.
- "Guachinango". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved April 13, 2009.
- West,Robert. Early Silver Mining in New Spain, 1531-1555 (1997). Bakewell, Peter, ed. Mines of Silver and Gold in the Americas. Aldershot: Variorum, Ashgate Publishing Limited. p. 58.
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