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Tepatitlán de Morelos, Jalisco

Tepatitlán de Morelos, Jalisco

Tepatitlán etymologically means "Place of Hard Rock" as Nahuatl place names, although some historians also assigned the "Sacred Place Knife. "

Tepatitlán of Morelos is a town founded in 1883 in the
central Mexican state of Jalisco. Is in the area known as The
Altos de Jalisco (Highlands of Jalisco), about 70 km east of the state
Guadalajara capital. With a population of 94,952 which is the state
eighth largest community and serves as a major city outside the
capital. Their municipality, of the same name, had a surface
1,532.78 km ² (591.81 square miles) and a population of 136,703 for 2009
(Estimate), but its land and people have been reduced
significantly since early 2007 with the creation of new
municipality of Guadalupe Chapel eastern Tepatitlán
of Morelos.

Its most distinctive feature is the Fine Baroque Cathedral, pictured
then, though it has many other interesting places. Some of the most
most important are:

The kiosk is located in the Plaza de Armas in the center - of grace and
elegant design and adorned with iron, was built in France and
brought to the city.
The Temple of San Antonio - although it has a simple architecture
design, made ​​famous during the war when Cristero (1926-1929), the
federal and religious crossfire tower temple
the towers of the church of San Francisco.
City Hall (City Hall) is one of the most distinctive
characteristics of the city, built in neoclassical style-Baroque

Respect to regional location, the state is the center, with respect to the southeastregion at coordinates 20 º 54 '50''and 21 º 01' 30''north latitude and 102 º 33 '10''to1021 56 '15''west longitude at an altitude of 1.800 meters above sea level.

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