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ixcateopan de cuauhtemoc

ixcateopan de cuauhtemoc

Ixcateopan is a word of Nahuatl origin that is derived from the words and Moteopan Ichacates, which means "here is thy master well respected" according to this version, the ancient name of the township Zompancuahuithli but at this place the remains of Cuauhtemoc in 1529 and buried beneath the rubble of the Indian temple, where he built the first Catholic church was renamed the town, some authors give the meaning of "here is the church" and others attribute the "temple of cotton" .
In Ixcateopan, Guerrero, celebrate the birth of Cuauhtemoc, 23 February, (supposed to be born there, and discovered the skeleton and skull of the warrior, which are in exhibition to the public), there go dancers different parts of Mexico, and sometimes we also visit people in other countries.

We can find Huichol of Nayarit who perform massage and healing with herbs, and selling their crafts made Chakira and yarn.

Also people in the community of Tlamacazapa nahuatl, Gro. offers its bags and baskets handmade palm, like the artisans of San Agustin Oapan, Gro. who sell their very famous paintings on bark paper.

No doubt most people who come are dancers of Mexico City, and could not miss the flyers from Papantla, Veracruz.

This celebration takes place on the evening of February 22, where the dancers performed their ceremonies until approximately 2 am, sleep a little, and continue at 7 or 8 am on day 23.
Ixcateopan Township is part of the region north of Chilpancingo, is located in the parallel 18 ° 25 'north latitude and between 99 ° 42' and 99 ° 51 'west longitude to the meridian of Greenwich. Bordered on the north and Pedro Ascencio Alquisiras Taxco, on the south Teloloapan, on the east and west Taxco Pedro Ascencio Alquisiras. The county seat is located 1,200 meters above sea level.

It has a land area of ​​310.7 square kilometers representing 0.48 percent of the total state

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