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Coordinates: 18°13′N100°31′W / 18.217°N 100.517°W / 18.217; -100.517 Coordinates: 18°13′N100°31′W / 18.217°N 100.517°W / 18.217; -100.517
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Guerrero
Municipality Tlapehuala

Tlapehuala is a city and seat of the municipality of Tlapehuala, in the state of Guerrero, south-western Mexico. [1]

In 1535, viceroy Francisco Javier Venegas granted the title to the city. [2]

The city is known for its palm sombreros. [3] [4]

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  1. Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. Principales resultados por localidad 2005 (ITER). Retrieved on December 23, 2008
  2. "Tlapehuala, Historia de Tlapehuala, todo sobre Tlapehuala". Retrieved 2020-02-08.
  3. Línea, Gobierno del Estado de Guerrero: Subdirección de Gobierno en (2015-10-28). "Tlapehuala « Portal Oficial del Gobierno del Estado de Guerrero". Portal Guerrero (in Spanish). Retrieved 2020-02-08.
  4. "Artesanos de Tlapehuala buscan conservar la elaboración del sombrero calentano". MVS Noticias (in Spanish). 2015-08-31. Retrieved 2020-02-08.