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Olinalá Township is located 1,400 meters above sea level, northwest of Chilpancingo

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The word Olinalá, as it is written in old documents, derived from the Nahuatl words olin of tlain-quake, and Ian tlanjunto variant or close, which means "earthquake-set" or "about earthquakes."

Olinalá Township is located 1,400 meters above sea level, northwest of Chilpancingo between parallels 17 ° 47 'west longitude the meridian of Greenwich.

Olinala is one of the municipalities in the state of Guerrero, Mexico. It is located at parallel 17 ° 47 'west longitude the meridian of Greenwich in the state, has an altitude of 1,400 meters above sea level. You can get a picture of Olinala on satellite map using Google Maps.

Its boundaries are Puebla north Cualac south, east and Huamuxtlitlán Copalillo Ahuacahuotzingo and west.

Its land area is 1028.1 square kilometers. For its part, the topography of Olinala is counted to be flat, formed by valleys and mountains.

The major rivers passing through Olinala are Tlapaneco and mezcal.

An important fact for those who go on a tour of Olinala is that Olinalá card of national and international level has been the famous Box of Olinalá, which through the expert hands of artisans have passed lacquer techniques generation to generation, distinguished by the smell of tree aloe, which have the development of multiple figures and objects, mainly bread baskets, andejas, fruit bowls, jewelry boxes, powder boxes, pen holder, screens and chests.

Olinala boxes
Made from aromatic wood called linaloe is white, decorated with black lacquer and painted brilliantly colored figures and very mythical and traditional Mexico, are made of a very traditional and indigenous paintings and reliefs vegetables with spots of maguey , Not only are there trays bowls boxes, trunks, the crafting of these pieces comes from before dela conquest.

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