Teloloapan (municipality)

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Teloloapan (Nahuatl: telólotl or telolotli, apan, 'guijarro o bodoque de piedra boluda, río' ‘río de guijarros o bodoques de piedra’) is a Mexican city in the state of Guerrero. It is enclosed in the heart of the Southern Sierra Madre in the northern part of said region. It is the capital of the municipality of the same name.

It has the geographical coordinates 18°22′04″N 99°52′26″O and an altitude of 1,860 metres above sea level.

Teloloapan is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 18°13′N 99°38′W / 18.217°N 99.633°W / 18.217; -99.633Coordinates: 18°13′N 99°38′W / 18.217°N 99.633°W / 18.217; -99.633
Country  Mexico
State Guerrero
Municipal seat Teloloapan
 • Total 1,116.1 km2 (430.9 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 51,659

Teloloapan is one of the 81 municipalities of Guerrero, in south-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Teloloapan. The municipality covers an area of 1,116.1 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 51,659.[1]


  1. ^ "Teloloapan". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved December 23, 2008.