Tepeapulco

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Tepeapulco
Municipality
Coat of arms of Tepeapulco
Coat of arms
Tepeapulco is located in Mexico
Tepeapulco
Tepeapulco
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°47′08″N 98°33′06″W / 19.78556°N 98.55167°W / 19.78556; -98.55167Coordinates: 19°47′08″N 98°33′06″W / 19.78556°N 98.55167°W / 19.78556; -98.55167
Country  Mexico
State Flag of Hidalgo.svg Hidalgo
Town 1527
Municipality 1824
Municipal seat City of Tepeapulco
Government
 • Body Honorably City Hall of Tepeapulco
 • Mayor or municipal president Alberto Franco (Institutional Revolutionary Party)
Area
 • Total 239 km2 (92 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 49,850
Postal code (C.P.) 43978
Area code(s) 791

Tepeapulco is a town and one of the 84 municipalities of Hidalgo, in central-eastern Mexico.The municipality covers an area of 239 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 49,850.[1]

During the Spanish colonial period it was part of the domain of the alcaldia mayor of Apa y Tepeapulco.[2] The parish of San Francisco Tepeapulco was established in 1527.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tepeapulco". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved December 27, 2008. 
  2. ^ Peter Gerhard, Guide to the Historical Geography of New Spain (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1972) p. 53