Xoxocotla ( modern Nahuatl pronunciation (help·info)) is a municipality located in the south zone in the State of Morelos, about 30 km from state capital Cuernavaca. It has a surface of 63.34 km2. It is located at . The name comes from the language Náhuatl, Xoxo-oco-tlan; that means “Place where there are green pines".
|Municipality and town|
|• Total||63.34 km2 (24.46 sq mi)|
|Time zone||Central Standard Time (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)|
Every May, a festival is held to celebrate Virgen de Juquila, patron of the town and in December there is a festival held in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe.
The weather in Xoxocotla is very cold and wet all year with rains in summer and autumn.
- "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Xoxocotla" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-17. External link in