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Quiroga is a municipality in the Mexican state of Michoacán. The municipal seat of Quiroga is also called Quiroga.Political geographyGeographic locationThe municipality of Quiroga is located at the north of the State, at coordinates 19° 40 'N latitude and 101° 32' west. At an altitude of 2080 meters above sea level. Coeneo bordered on the north, east to Morelia, on the south by Tzintzuntzan, and on the west by Erongarícuaro. Its distance from the State capital is 45 km(27.96 miles).ExtensionQuiroga has an area of 211.52 square kilometers, accounting for 0.35 percent of total state.ClimateThe climate is mild, with rain in the summer. It has an annual rainfall of 788.6 cubic millimeters and temperatures ranging from 5.0 to 25.0 °C.Political structureThe municipal president is the chairman of the city council and represents the municipality to the state and federal government, promoting rules and statutes for the proper operation and control of life of the inhabitants of the municipality of Quiroga. The current municipal president of Quiroga is Genaro Coria.The aldermen approve or disapprove laws proposed by the president, as well as requests made by the public. The municipality has 7 aldermen,each of whom heads one of the following committees: Indigenous Affairs, Urban Development, Health, Ecology and Environment, Women's Affairs, Public Education, Agricultural Affairs. The trustee is responsible for guarding the municipal heritage, as well as dispensing justice and ensuring the correct use of resources through the Municipal Treasury.HistoryPrehispanic EraQuiroga is a municipality that started before the colonial era. Quiroga was an indispensable road from Tarazco’s capital “Tzintzuntzan” to the ceremonial center “Zacapu”. Zacapu was known as “Cocupao” which means “Lugar de recepción” ("Place of reception"). This municipality was not widely known in the prehispanic era.
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