Chilpancingo de los Bravo
Nickname(s): Ciudad Bravo
Chilpancingo de los Bravo is located in Mexico
Chilpancingo de los Bravo
Coordinates: 17°33′N 99°30′W / 17.55°N 99.5°W / 17.55; -99.5Coordinates: 17°33′N 99°30′W / 17.55°N 99.5°W / 17.55; -99.5
Country Mexico
State Guerrero
Municipality Chilpancingo de los Bravo
Founded November 1, 1591
 - Mayor Héctor Astudillo Flores
(2009-2012, PRI)
 - Municipality 2,338.4 km2 (902.86 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 - Total 166,796
 - Municipality 214,219
 - Demonym Chilpancingueño
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code 39000
Area code(s) 747

Chilpancingo de los Bravo ([tʃilpanˈsiŋɡo ðe loz ˈβɾaβo]) (also known as Chilpancingo) is the capital and second-largest city of the state of Guerrero, Mexico. It is located at 17°33′0″N 99°30′0″W / 17.55°N 99.5°W / 17.55; -99.5. In the 2005 census the population of the city was 166,796. Its surrounding municipality, of which it is municipal seat, had a population of 214,219 persons. The municipality has an area of 2,338.4 km2 (902.9 sq mi) in the south-central part of the state.

The city is on Mexican Federal Highway 95 which connects Acapulco to Mexico City.

Chilpancingo is where the National Congress met in 1813 to discuss Mexico's future as an independent nation.

On April 27, 2009 an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 was centered near Chilpancingo.


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