Zapotiltic

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Zapotiltic
Coat of arms of Zapotiltic
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Zapotiltic is located in Mexico
Zapotiltic
Zapotiltic
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Coordinates: 19°38′N 103°10′W / 19.633°N 103.167°W / 19.633; -103.167Coordinates: 19°38′N 103°10′W / 19.633°N 103.167°W / 19.633; -103.167
Country  Mexico
State Jalisco
Municipality Zapotiltic
Government
 • Mayor Dr. Federico Sánchez Pérez
Area
 • Municipality 1,289.3 km2 (497.82 sq mi)
Elevation 1,302 m (4,272 ft)
Population
 • Total 27,290
Website www.zapotiltic.gob.mx
INEGI code 121

Zapotiltic is a municipality and town in the south region of the state of Jalisco, Mexico. It is approximately 115 km south of Guadalajara. According to the "Conteo de Poblacion y Vivienda of 2010" the municipality has a population of 29,192.

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Zapotiltic comes from the Náhuatl words Tzápotl (zapote) and tlíitic (black), meaning "place of the black zapotes".[1] This name was adopted due to the abundance of this fruit in the area in the past.

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