Apastla ( Spanish: Apaxtla ) is a municipality in Mexico , the state of Guerrero , with the administrative center in the city of Apastla de Castrejón . The population according to the 2010 census was 12,389.
|Municipality of Mexico (AE Level 2)|
|Adm. Centre||Apastla de Castrejón (7037 people, 57%)|
|Population ( ▲ 2010 , census)||12 389 people [one]|
|Density||19.8 people / km²|
• highest point
Los Torres (1684 m )
|Coordinates of the administrative center|
|17 ° 57 '- 18 ° 54' s. w. |
99 ° 53 '- 100 ° 51' s. d.
|Chairman (2012—2015)||Efrain Peña Damasio ( PRD )|
|Timezone||UTC − 7 , summer UTC-6|
|Telephone code||+52 736|
|State Map Position|
The name Apaxtla from the Nahuatl language can be translated as: a place in the form of a large bowl  .
The area of the municipality is 627 km², which is 0.99% of the state’s area  . It borders with other municipalities of Guerrero : in the north with Teloloapan , in the east with Cuezal del Progreso , in the south with General-Eliodoro-Castillo , in the south-west with San Miguel Totolapan , and in the west with Arcelia  .
Institution and composition
The municipality was formed on April 30, 1924  , it consists of 39 settlements, the largest of which are:
of the population
of the population
|006||Total||12 381||12 389|
|0001||Apastla de castrejon|
( Spanish: Apaxtla de Castrejón )
( Spanish: Xochitepec )
( Spanish: Tlatzala )
|0020||San felipe del okote|
( Spanish: San Felipe del Ocote )
( Spanish: Tepoxtepec )
( Spanish Liberaltepec )
( Spanish: Zacapostepec )
( Spanish: Cacalotepec )
According to statistics from 2000, the working population is employed by sectors of the economy in the following proportions: agriculture, livestock and fishing - 36%, industry and construction - 21.4%, services and tourism - 40.7%  .
According to 2010 statistics, the infrastructure is developed as follows  :
- electrification: 97.7%;
- water supply: 75.2%;
- water disposal: 77.2%.
The main attractions are  :
- archaeological area near the Karakol dam, where a blind man was found;
- Etla-2 archaeological site where the pyramid was discovered;
- A small exhibition of dinosaur remains at a local school.
- INEGI. 2010 Mexico Census (Spanish)
- Postal codes of Apastle
- Encyclopedia of the municipalities of Mexico. Apastla Archived December 3, 2013.
- National Municipal Information System (Spanish)
- Apastla on the state website (inaccessible link) (Spanish)
- INEGI. 2005 Mexico Census Archived July 22, 2011. (Spanish)
- Municipalities of Guerrero
- Portal: Mexico