Place:Yahualica de González Gallo, Jalisco, Mexico

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NameYahualica de González Gallo
Alt namesYahualicasource: Wikipedia
TypeCity
Coordinates21.183°N 102.883°W
Located inJalisco, Mexico
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Yahualica is a town and municipality in the northeastern part of Jalisco, Mexico. It is 1 out of the 125 municipalities that make up the state of Jalisco.

Yahualica covers some 520.75 square kilometers and shares borders with the state of Zacatecas.

The name Yahualica is derived from the indigenous roots of the Nahoas. "Ayahuitl" meaning fog and "calli" meaning house, Yahualica is "The house of fog". Another believed translation of Ayahuitl is "Place surrounded by water" or "The Round Place".

History

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1165: The region's inhabitants were the Tecuexes, who later fought the Aztecs for control of the territory.

1530's : The Spanish, led by Cristóbal de Oñate, conquered the region.

1824: Yahualica was constituted a municipality .

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