Zacualpan, State of Mexico

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Zacualpan
Municipality and town
Country Mexico
StateMexico (state)
Area
 • Total301.47 km2 (116.40 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total13,800
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)

Zacualpan is a town and municipality in Mexico State in Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 301.47 km².

The Spanish opened silver mines here around 1540.[1]

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 13,800.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ West,Robert. Early Silver Mining in New Spain, 1531-1555 (1997). Bakewell, Peter (ed.). Mines of Silver and Gold in the Americas. Aldershot: Variorum, Ashgate Publishing Limited. pp. 61–64.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ "Zacualpan". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on May 26, 2007. Retrieved June 6, 2009.

Coordinates: 18°43′11″N 99°46′48″W / 18.71972°N 99.78000°W / 18.71972; -99.78000