Zapopan

city in Zapopan Municipality, Jalisco, Mexico

Zapopan (Spanish pronunciation: [saˈpopan]) is a city and municipality in Jalisco, Mexico. It is part of the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area.

Zapopan
City & Municipality
Municipal Palace of Zapopan (City Hall)
Municipal Palace of Zapopan (City Hall)
Flag of Zapopan
Official seal of Zapopan
Zapopan is located in Mexico
Zapopan
Zapopan
Location in Mexico
Coordinates (seat): 20°43′13″N 103°23′31″W / 20.72028°N 103.39194°W / 20.72028; -103.39194Coordinates: 20°43′13″N 103°23′31″W / 20.72028°N 103.39194°W / 20.72028; -103.39194
CountryMexico
StateJalisco
Founded1541
Municipal Status1825
Government
 • Municipal PresidentHector Vielma Ordoñez
Area
 • Municipality893.15 km2 (344.85 sq mi)
Elevation
of seat
1,035 m (3,396 ft)
Population
 (2005)Municipality
 • Municipality1,155,790
 • Seat
1,026,492
 • Seat density1,035/km2 (2,680/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code (of seat)
45010
Area code(s)33
DemonymZapopano
WebsiteMunicipal Official Site