Municipality and town
|156.7 km2 (60.5 sq mi)
Tlanalapa is a town and one of the 84 municipalities of Hidalgo, in central-eastern Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 156.7 km².
As of 2020, the municipality had a total population of 8,062.
This was the center of the Tlanalapan state prior to the Spanish incursion. It was a dependency of Otompa. By 1521 the area was taken over by the Spanish. During the colonial period it was part of Apa y Tepeapulco except for a short time around 1545 when it was the center of a separate jurisdiction.
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