Calpan Municipality is a municipality in Puebla in south-eastern Mexico.[1]

Calpan Municipality
Municipality and town
Ex Convento Franciscano de Calpan.JPG
Coat of arms of Calpan Municipality
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality in Puebla
Location of the municipality in Puebla
Country Mexico
StatePuebla
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)

HistoryEdit

Calpan was a Nahuatl-speaking community prior to the Spanish incursion. During the era of New Spain it was Corregidor of Atrisco.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "-". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on April 5, 2007. Retrieved January 4, 2010.
  2. ^ Peter Gerhard, Guide to the Historical Geography of New Spain (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1972) p. 55-56.

Coordinates: 19°06′N 98°27′W / 19.100°N 98.450°W / 19.100; -98.450