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Municipality and town
Xoxocotla is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 18°39′N 97°09′W / 18.650°N 97.150°W / 18.650; -97.150Coordinates: 18°39′N 97°09′W / 18.650°N 97.150°W / 18.650; -97.150
Country  Mexico
State Morelos
 • Total 63.34 km2 (24.46 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 4,641
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Xoxocotla (modern Nahuatl pronunciation Listen) is a municipality located in the south zone in the State of Morelos, about 30 km from state capital Cuernavaca. It has a surface of 63.34 km2. It is located at 18°39′N 97°09′W / 18.650°N 97.150°W / 18.650; -97.150. The name comes from the language Náhuatl, Xoxo-oco-tlan; that means “Place where there are green pines".


The municipality of Xoxocotla is bordered to the north by Soledad de Doblado, to the east by Tlaquilpa and to the south by Puebla State.[1]


It produces principally maize and faba bean.


Every May, a festival is held to celebrate Virgen de Juquila, patron of the town and in December there is a festival held in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe.


The weather in Xoxocotla is very cold and wet all year with rains in summer and autumn.


  1. ^ "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Xoxocotla" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-17.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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