Tepeji

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Tepeji del Río de Ocampo
Tepeji
Municipality and Town
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Tepeji del Río de Ocampo is located in Mexico
Tepeji del Río de Ocampo
Tepeji del Río de Ocampo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°54′14″N 99°20′29″W / 19.90389°N 99.34139°W / 19.90389; -99.34139Coordinates: 19°54′14″N 99°20′29″W / 19.90389°N 99.34139°W / 19.90389; -99.34139
Country  Mexico
State Hidalgo
Municipal seat Tepeji del Río de Ocampo
Government
 • Municipal President Moisés Ramírez Tapia
Area
 • Total 393.4 km2 (151.9 sq mi)
Elevation 2,172 m (7,126 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 80,612
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 42850
Website [1]

Tepeji (officially: Tepeji del Río de Ocampo) is Hidalgo's southernmost town and one of the 84 municipalities of Hidalgo, in central-eastern Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 393.4 km². The town is known for its beautiful, Lake Requena, a vast lake often used for boating and fishing. It is also acknowledged for being the birthplace of Mexican football superstar Raul Jimenez.

Tepeji del Rio has many industrial complexes with companies such as Procter and Gamble, Kaltex, Arteche, Zaga, PPG, Pilgrims Pride etc. Amanali Country Club & Nautica has a golf course situated in the northern part of the town overlooking Lake Requena, along with associated residential areas. Plaza del Rio, Tepeji's main plaza, has most of the town's commercial outlets, including a Comercial Mexicana, a Pemex gas station, a Cinepolis movie theater, a Domino's Pizza, and a few other outlets.

The 2010 census reported that the municipality had a total population of 80,612, though the welcome road sign at the south entrance of Tepeji states a population of 100,000.[1] As it's being urbanized continuously, Tepeji del Rio is predicted to be included in the Mexico City Metro Area in years to come.

As of September 5th, 2016, Tepeji is governed by Moisés Ramírez Tapia, member of the New Alliance Party (Mexico).

Demography[edit]

Populated places in Tepejí[edit]

Town Population
Total 80,612
Tepeji del Río de Ocampo 45,430
San Ildefonso 1,248
San Buenaventura 3,949
Santiago Tlapanaloya 6,466
San Ignacio Nopala 1,689

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tepeji del Río de Ocampo". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved December 27, 2008.