Tepetlixpa

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Tepetlixpa
Municipality and town
Tepetlixpa is located in Mexico
Tepetlixpa
Tepetlixpa
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°0′2″N 98°49′04″W / 19.00056°N 98.81778°W / 19.00056; -98.81778Coordinates: 19°0′2″N 98°49′04″W / 19.00056°N 98.81778°W / 19.00056; -98.81778
Country  Mexico
State Mexico (state)
Area
 • Total 46.68 km2 (18.02 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 18,327
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Tepetlixpa is a village and municipality in Mexico State in Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 46.68 km².

As of 2000, the municipality had a total population of 16,871.[1]

Nepantla de Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz[edit]

The municipality is home to Nepantla de Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, formerly known as San Miguel Nepantla, the hometown of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz.[2]

At his request, the ashes of Argentine-Mexican poet Juan Gelman were scattered in Nepantla.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tepetlixpa". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on May 18, 2007. Retrieved June 6, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Descarga de Información correspondiente a la Localidad 150940002". INEGI. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Cenizas de Gelman descansan en la tierra de Sor Juana". El Universal. Retrieved 19 July 2015.