|Municipality and town|
|• Total||48.8 km2 (18.8 sq mi)|
Jaltocan is a town and one of the 84 municipalities of Hidalgo, in central-eastern Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 48.8 km². The origin of its name comes from the word Xaltocan, of origin Náhuatl, which translates to "Place where it is sown in sand"
As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 10,265.
- "Jaltocan". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved December 27, 2008.
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