Coatepec Harinas

Coatepec Harinas
—  Town & Municipality  —
Coordinates: 18°55′25″N 99°46′07″W / 18.92361°N 99.76861°W / 18.92361; -99.76861
Country  Mexico
State State of Mexico
Founded
Municipal Status 1825
Government
 - Municipal President Gerardo Xavier Hernández Tapia (2006-2009)
Elevationof seat 2,260 m (7,415 ft)
Population (2005)Municipality
 - Municipality 31,860
 - Seat 6,184
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Postal code (of seat) 51700
Demonym
Website (Spanish) http://www.coatepecharinas.gob.mx

Coatepec Harinas is a town and municipality in Mexico State, Mexico. The original name is "Coauhtepetl" which means 'serpent hill' in Náhuatl. Around 1825 because of a boom in flour production, the name "Harinas" was added.[1]

The town

It is located on the southern edge of the Nevado de Toluca, 35 km (22 mi) south-southeast of the city of Toluca and 27 km (17 mi) west of Tenancingo. The earliest town of Coauhtepetl was probably settled sometime between 650 and 750 AD. Between 1522 and 1524 the area was subjugated by Gonzalo de Sandoval y Andrés de Tapia. Between 1560 and 1563 a new town was constructed on the site. In 1623, the first parish was constructed.[1]

The municipality

As municipal seat, Coatepec Harianas has governing jurisdiction over the following communities:

Acuitlapilco, Agua Amarga, Agua Bendita, Alta de Laja Azul, Baja de Laja Azul, Chiltepec de Hidalgo, Cochisquila, Colonia Adolfo López Mateos, Colonia el Potrero (El Potrero), Colonia Guadalupe, Cruz de Piedra, Cuentla, El Cedrito, El Picacho, El Potrerito (El Potrero), El Reynoso, El Telar, Huayanalco, Ixtlahuaca de Villada, La Cercada, La Conchita, La Galera, La Laguna, La Providencia, La Rosa, Las Jaras, Las Mesas, Las Trojes, Las Vueltas, Llano Grande, Loma de Acuitlapilco, Los Fresnos, Meyuca de Morelos (Meyuca), Monte de las Vueltas, Piedras Anchas (Primera del Monte), Plan de San Francisco, Potrero Redondo, Primera de Analco, Primera de San Miguel (La Punta), Primera de Santa Ana, Primera de Zacanguillo (Santo Niño Doctor), Primera del Monte (La Presa), Puerta del Carmen, San Fernando, San José del Progreso (San José), San Luis (Colonia Hidalgo), San Martín el Salto, San Pedro, Santo Niño, Segunda de Analco (La Presa), Segunda de San Miguel (El Cerrito), Segunda de Santa Ana, Segunda de Zacanguillo, Segunda del Monte (La Presa), Tecolotepec, Teocotitla, and Zacatones (San Felipe de Jesús)

It covers a total surface area of 35.50 km2 (14 sq mi) and, in the year 2000 census, it reported a population of 252,555. The altitude of the municipality varies because of its topography between 3,000 and 1,900 above sea level. The municipality borders Temascaltepec, Zinacantepec, Toluca, Tenango del Valle, Villa Guerrero, Ixtapan de la Sal, Zacualpan, Almoloya de Alquisiras and Texcaltitlan. The current municipality was created in 1949.[1]

In this town the people use to cultivate some fruit trees. The main product of this region is peaches. The production of other fruits depend on the season. This is a rich region, it has a lot of water resource.

Coordinates: 18°54′N 99°43′W / 18.9°N 99.717°W / 18.9; -99.717

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