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Yautepec de Zaragoza

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Yautepec de Zaragoza

Yautepec (formally: Yautepec de Zaragoza) is a city and its surrounding municipality of the same name located in the north-central part of the Mexican state of Morelos. It stands at .

The city serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of Yautepec. In the census of 2005 the city had a population of 39,861, the fifth-largest community in the state in population (after Cuernavaca, Jiutepec, Cuautla, and Temixco). The municipality, which has an area of 203 km² (78.4 sq mi) reported 84,513 inhabitants.

Other large towns in the municipality are:

History

Hernan Cortes made peace with the Caciques in this area during his Siege of Tenochtitlan.[1]:334-337,338

References

  1. ^ Diaz, B., 1963, The Conquest of New Spain, London: Penguin Books, ISBN 0140441239
  • Link to tables of population data from Census of 2005 INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática
  • Morelos Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México

External links

  • Ayuntamiento Constitucional de Yautepec de Zaragoza Official website
  • Gobierno del Estado de Morelos Official website of State of Morelos


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