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Tapilula is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°15′N 93°01′W / 17.250°N 93.017°W / 17.250; -93.017Coordinates: 17°15′N 93°01′W / 17.250°N 93.017°W / 17.250; -93.017
Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
 • Total 126.7 km2 (48.9 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 12,170

Tapilula is a town and one of the 119 Municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico.

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 12,170,[1] up from 10,349 as of 2005.[2] It covers an area of 126.7 km².

As of 2010, the town of Tapilula had a population of 7,441.[1] Other than the town of Tapilula, the municipality had 50 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) was: San Francisco Jaconá (1,323), classified as rural.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Tapilula". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Tapilula". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal / Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Retrieved August 3, 2008.