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Tepetitán, Tabasco

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Tepetitán
Municipality
Tepetitán is located in Mexico
Tepetitán
Tepetitán
Tepetitán is located in North America
Tepetitán
Tepetitán
Coordinates: 17°49′08″N 92°22′21″W / 17.818889°N 92.3725°W / 17.818889; -92.3725Coordinates: 17°49′08″N 92°22′21″W / 17.818889°N 92.3725°W / 17.818889; -92.3725
Country Mexico
State Tabasco
MunicipalityMacuspana
Population
 • Total1,522
Time zoneCST

Tepetitán is one of the two most important towns of the Macuspana Municipality, Tabasco in Mexico and one of the 19 regional development centers in which most of the municipality's economic and social activities occur. It is the oldest settlement in the municipality and in the vicinity there is a river. Its population is 1,522 inhabitants and it is about 23 miles from the municipal seat.[1]

Early Beginnings[edit]

During an expedition of conquistador Hernán Cortés in between 1524 and 1525, the conqueror indicated to have happened through a called population Tepetitlán, that could have been the present town of Tepetitán.[2]

19th Century[edit]

The town was the core of the insurrection of the Macuspana uprising against the centralist government in the year 1840, rebelling against the government of General José Ignacio Gutiérrez (es) in Tabasco.[1]

Economic activity[edit]

There are two oil wells and the main economic activities are agriculture, livestock and fishing.[1]

Notable people[edit]

This is the birthplace of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, current President of Mexico.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c http://www.e-local.gob.mx/work/templates/enciclo/tabasco/mpios/27012a.ht
  2. ^ "H. AYUNTAMIENTO DE MACUSPANA, TABASCO". 2 March 2007.