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Chignahuapan Municipality (Spanish pronunciation: [tʃiɣnaˈwapan] (About this soundlisten)) is a town and municipality in Puebla in south-eastern Mexico.[1] The municipality is the location of many touristic places very well known all over the state such as the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, which is the biggest figure of the virgin Mary in Latin America, and also, Las Aguas Termales de Chignahuapan (thermal waters).

Chignahuapan Municipality
Municipality and town
Coat of arms of Chignahuapan Municipality
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality in Puebla
Location of the municipality in Puebla
Country Mexico
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)

The main economy of Chignahuapan is making Christmas baubles. [2]

Government building of the municipality (Palacio Municipal).

The BUAP has a Regional Section there.


  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. ^ Medina, Imelda. "Tuesday, Nov 27, Mexico". Reuters. Reuters. Retrieved 15 December 2011.[permanent dead link]

Coordinates: 19°50′N 98°02′W / 19.833°N 98.033°W / 19.833; -98.033