Municipality and town


Municipality location in Jalisco

Location in Mexico

Coordinates: 19°46′N 104°22′W / 19.767°N 104.367°W / 19.767; -104.367Coordinates: 19°46′N 104°22′W / 19.767°N 104.367°W / 19.767; -104.367
Country  Mexico
State Jalisco
  Total 962.9 km2 (371.8 sq mi)
Population (2005)
  Total 53,269
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Autlán de Navarro is a city and its surrounding municipality of the same name in the Costa Sur region of the southwestern part of the state of Jalisco in Mexico. At the Mexican census of 2005, the city had a population of 53,269 inhabitants. The municipality has a surface area of 962.9 km² (371.78 sq mi). A recent mayor was Fernando Morán Guzmán (2010-2012).The current mayor is Fabricio Israel Corona Vizcarra (2015-2018).

The name comes from the Nahuatl language, Aotli (water way, water channel or water ditch) and Tlan (place of or near) and means "next to the water ditch."

Notable natives and residents


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