El Grullo

El Grullo is a town and municipality, in Jalisco in central-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 157.2 km². It is named for a bird called grullas.

El Grullo, Jalisco
Municipality and city
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
El Grullo, Jalisco is located in Mexico
El Grullo, Jalisco
El Grullo, Jalisco
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°48′20″N 104°13′00″W / 19.80556°N 104.21667°W / 19.80556; -104.21667Coordinates: 19°48′20″N 104°13′00″W / 19.80556°N 104.21667°W / 19.80556; -104.21667
Country Mexico
StateJalisco
Area
 • Total157.2 km2 (60.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total21,825

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 21,825.[1]

In recent years, the town of El Grullo has begun expanding and now has begun to construct suburban-style housing developments on the outer limits of the town. There have also been new points of interest adding in the town center such as an obelisk, a larger city hall, and accessible WiFi throughout the town center. As of 2014, there are about 30,000 residents living in the developing city limits.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "El Grullo". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved April 13, 2009.