Tierra Caliente (Mexico)

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Map showing the Tierra Caliente region

Tierra Caliente (Spanish for Hot Land) is a cultural and geographical region in southern Mexico that comprises some low-elevation areas of the states of Michoacán, Guerrero and Mexico. As the name suggests, the region is characterized by a hot climate. The overall precipitation is also low - around 600 mm/year, but can be as low as 400 mm in some low-lying areas of Michoacán and Guerrero.


Municipios generally included as part of the Tierra Caliente region:

Guerrero has eight municipalities in the region:[1]


México state: