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Huautla de Jimenez is a municipality in the Mexican state of Oaxaca.

Huautla The word comes from the Nahuatl word, in the splendor of the Aztec dominion, called Cuitlahuac Cuiticaname - Huautla, which etymologically means "Place of Eagles" Jimenez: In honor of General Mariano Jiménez, who was in 1884 the Governor of our state and the first president to set foot on land Mazatec and give the category of Villa.

Huautla de Jimenez is a municipality in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. The name comes from the Nahuatl Huautla "cuiticaname - Huautla," which means "place of eagles." The city is called "tile" (also Eagle's Nest) in the Mazatec language. "Jimenez" was introduced in honor of General Mariano Jiménez, who was the first governor of Oaxaca in 1884 and the first officer to arrive at Mazteca land. He founded the town of Huautla de Jimenez, now seat of the county.

The city's origin is unknown, but the documents show that tribute was the largest city in the Mazatec region during the Late Postclassic period, when the people paid tribute to the Aztec empire.

The city
Tourist attractions include the waterfall of the shower, the hill of the Adoration, the basement of St. Augustine and the caves of San Antonio. Also people visit the city to buy hallucinogenic mushrooms endemic, especially mushroom psilocybin.

María Sabina. (1894-1986).
Priestess who internationalized the hallucinogenic mushrooms and Huautla de Jimenez in 1957. When it was known as Gordo Mason U.S., a new science known as ethnomycology

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