Place:Tangamandapio, Michoacán, Mexico

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NameTangamandapio
Alt namesSantiago Tangamandapiosource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
TypeCity
Coordinates19.95°N 102.433°W
Located inMichoacán, Mexico
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Tangamandapio is a municipality located in the northwest part of the Mexican state of Michoacán, WSW of Zamora, Michoacán, 165 km from the state capital of Morelia. The geographic coordinates are: 19° 57' North latitude and 102° 26' West longitude. The original name is Santiago Tangamandapio.

The municipality gained notoriety due to the Mexican television series El Chavo del Ocho (1972-80), in which the character Jaimito, el Cartero (portrayed by Raúl 'Chato' Padilla) cites Tangamandapio as his birthplace. Government of the municipality unveiled a statue after the character.

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