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Huitzilac is a city in the Mexican state of Morelos. It stands at 19°01′42″N 99°16′02″W / 19.02833°N 99.26722°W / 19.02833; -99.26722Coordinates: 19°01′42″N 99°16′02″W / 19.02833°N 99.26722°W / 19.02833; -99.26722 and at an altitude of 2,561 m. (8,402 ft.) above sea level.

The city serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name. With a 2010 census population of 4,568 inhabitants, it is the second-largest city (locality) in the municipality, after the town of Tres Marías 19°03′15″N 99°14′30″W / 19.05417°N 99.24167°W / 19.05417; -99.24167.

The municipality reported 17,340 inhabitants in the 2010 census.

The name is a Spanish-language adaptation of a Nahuatl toponym meaning "in the water of the humming-birds".

The municipality[edit]

The municipality is one of 17 municipalities that border Mexico City. It borders the capital city's southside boroughs of Milpa Alta and Tlalpan.

Towns and villages[edit]

The largest localities (cities, towns, and villages) are:[1]

Name 2010 Census Population
Tres Marías 6,160
Huitzilac 4,568
Coajomulco 2,089
Real Montecassino 364
Fraccionamiento Sierra Encantada 349
Total Municipality 17,340

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