Category: Michoacán

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Angangueo

Angangueo is a town and municipality located in far eastern Michoacán state in central Mexico. The town of Angangueo is officially called Mineral de Angangueo to distinguish it from the rest of the municipality....

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Ciudad Hidalgo

Ciudad Hidalgo, or simply Hidalgo, is a city and municipality in the far northeast of the state of Michoacán, Mexico. It is a city located in a rural, mountainous area. While most of the...

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Cotija de la Paz

Cotija de la Paz is the municipal seat of the municipality of Cotija located in the Mexican state of Michoacán. The municipality has an area of 504.05 km2. The municipality had a population of...

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Cuitzeo

Cuitzeo (full name Cuitzeo del Porvenir) is a town and municipality located in the north of the Mexican state of Michoacán. It is located in a relatively flat depression around Lake Cuitzeo, a large,...

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Lázaro Cárdenas

Lázaro Cárdenas is a port city that with its surrounding municipality is located in the southern part of the Mexican state of Michoacán. The city is located where the Río Balsas drains into the...

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Morelia

Morelia is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. The city is in the Guayangareo Valley and is the capital and largest city of...

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Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro

Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro, in the Mexican state of Michoacán, is a small village near the Parícutin volcano. The city is called “Nuevo” (“New”) because the original San Juan Parangaricutiro was destroyed during the...

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Pátzcuaro

Pátzcuaro is a large town and municipality located in the state of Michoacán. The town was founded sometime in the 1320s, at first becoming the capital of the Tarascan state and later its ceremonial...

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Tacámbaro

Tacámbaro is a municipality located in the central region of the Mexican state of Michoacán. Its largest city and municipal seat is Heroica Tacámbaro de Codallos. In the 2010 census, the city’s population was...

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Tzintzuntzán

Tzintzuntzán is a town in Tzintzuntzan Municipality located in the north of Michoacán state, 53 km from the capital of Morelia and 17.5 km from Pátzcuaro, located on the northeast shore of Lake Pátzcuaro....

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Tzintzuntzán

Tzintzuntzan was the ceremonial center of the pre-Columbian Tarascan state capital of the same name. The name comes from the Purépecha word Ts’intsuntsani, which means “place of hummingbirds”. After being in Pátzcuaro for the...

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Uruapan

Uruapan is the second largest city in the Mexican state of Michoacán. It is located at the western edge of the Purépecha highlands. Since the colonial period, it has been an important city economically...

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Zamora

Zamora de Hidalgo, is a city in the Mexican state of Michoacán. The 2010 census population was 141,627 making it the third largest city in the state. The city is the municipal seat of...