World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Jamay

 

Jamay

Jamay
Municipality and city
The main square of Jamay, Jalisco
The main square of Jamay, Jalisco
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Jamay is located in Mexico
Jamay
Jamay
Location in Mexico
Coordinates:
Country  Mexico
State Jalisco
Area
 • Total 174.49 km2 (67.37 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 21,157
Time zone Pacific, Mountain and Central time.

The municipality and town of Jamay is located in the eastern portion of Jalisco, Mexico, at coordinates , at a height of 1530 meters above sea level. The municipality extends from 20° 25' to 20° 13' N, and from 102° 38' to 102° 44' W.

It covers 174.49 km², representing 0.14% of the total surface area of the state. The municipality of Jamay adjoins to the north with the municipalities of Ocotlán and La Barca; to the east with the municipality of La Barca; to the south with the municipality of La Barca, the state of Michoacán and the municipality of Ocotlán; to the west with the municipality of Ocotlán and Lake Chapala.

The municipality has 17 towns, including Jamay (the municipal seat), San Miguel de la Paz, San Agustín, Maltaraña and Los Capulines.

Jamay is famous for a monument located in the center of the main square in memory of Pope Pius IX. Jamay is one of the Largest growing municipalities in Jalisco. Hosting peagants every independence day in September. Holding major sporting events.

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.