Tierra Caliente (Mexico)

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Map showing the Tierra Caliente region on a map of Mexico

Tierra Caliente (Spanish for Hot Land) is a cultural and geographical region in southern Mexico that comprises some low-elevation areas of the states of Michoacán, Guerrero and Mexico. As the name suggests, the region is characterized by a hot climate. The overall precipitation is also low - around 600 mm/year, but can be as low as 400 mm in some low-lying areas of Michoacán and Guerrero.

Municipios included:

Guerrero has eight municipalities in the region [1] :

Michoacán: Tepalcatepec, Churumuco de Morelos, San Lucas, Tuzantla, Susupuato de Guerrero, Nocupétaro, Carácuaro, Tiquicheo, Huetamo de Nuñez.

Estado de México: Tlatlaya, Amatepec, San Simón de Guerrero, Luvianos, Tejupilco, Sultepec, Zacualpan, Bejucos


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