La Misión, Hidalgo

La Misión is a town and one of the 84 municipalities of Hidalgo, in central-eastern Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 179.9 km². The first Spanish colonisers named the town "Cibola", and it was later named "The Mission" by the Franciscan friars that arrived there in later years.

La Misión
Municipality and town
Official seal of La Misión
Seal
La Misión is located in Mexico
La Misión
La Misión
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 21°06′N 99°08′W / 21.100°N 99.133°W / 21.100; -99.133
Country Mexico
StateHidalgo
Municipal seatLa Misión
Area
 • Total179.9 km2 (69.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total10,096

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 10,096.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "La Misión". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on May 28, 2007. Retrieved December 27, 2008.

Coordinates: 21°06′N 99°08′W / 21.100°N 99.133°W / 21.100; -99.133