Cutzamala de Pinzón

Cutzamala de Pinzón is a toun, an seat o the surroondin municipality o the same name, in the Mexican state o Guerrero. As o 2005 the toun haes a population o 2276. It is locatit in the far northwastren pairt o the state, on the border wi Michoacán.

Cutzamala de Pinzón
Municipal seat an toun
Cutzamala de Pinzón is located in Mexico
Cutzamala de Pinzón
Cutzamala de Pinzón
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 18°08′03″N 99°42′52″W / 18.13417°N 99.71444°W / 18.13417; -99.71444
Kintra Mexico
MunicipalityCutzamala de Pinzón
 • Total2,276

History eedit

Eutimo Pinzón, aften considered the hero o Cutzamala, wis the general who defendit the toun durin the French Intervention o 1864.

The name Cutzamala comes frae a Nahuatl wird cutzamatl meanin "weasel"; hence, "Place o Weasels". It wis kent tae Purepecha speakers as "Apatzingán", which haes the same meanin. An alternative theory suggests the Nahuatl wird cutzamallot, meanin "rainbae."[1]

References eedit

  1. "Guerrero - Cutzamala de Pinzón". Archived frae the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 26 Februar 2013.