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Zacapú (Place of Stones), is a city and surrounding municipality in the Nahuatzen mountains[1] of Michoacán, Mexico. It is located at 19°49′N 101°48′W / 19.817°N 101.800°W / 19.817; -101.800. The municipality has an area of 455.96 km2 (176.05 sq mi). Geographic features in Zacapu include the Cerro del Tecolote mountain range.


The 2010 Mexican census indicated that the city had a population of 52,806 and the municipality a population of 73,455.[2]

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "Zacapú". Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Retrieved 4 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Marco Geoestadistico Nacional". INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática (in Spanish). INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Retrieved 4 June 2012. 

External links[edit]

  • Michoacán, Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México
  •, website from Zacapu city (in Spanish)
  •, Zacapu municipal government website (in Spanish)