During the eleventh century, the population of Petatlán was inhabited by pre-Hispanic groups as Cuitlatec, Chumbi & Pantec until in 1497 this area of the Costa Grande region wasconquered by the Aztecs in command of hueytlatoani Ahuizotzin. Seven years later, in 1504, formally established Moctezuma Xocoyotzin Cihuatlán province which was integrated the territory of what is nowthe town of Petatlan. The consolidation of the Spanish conquest in Mexico, the population of Petatlán was entrusted to Ginés de Pinzón inhabitants being evangelized by Fray Juan Bautista Moyacongregating Indians who founded the town of Petatlan in 1550. By 1786, when reform was the political organization of New Spain, Petatlán joined Zacatula sub-delegation belonging to the newly createdquartermaster of Mexico.
In the eleventh century was inhabited by Cuitlatec Petatlán, Chumbi & Pantec, until in 1497 the Mexican ruling Ahuizotzin stormed the Costa Grande, Juluchuca and Petatlán and in1504 established the province Moctezuma Xocoyotzin Cihuatlán tax, which belonged to the territory Petatlán Township.
After consummation of the Spanish conquest, was delivered as instructed PetatlánGinés de Pinzón.
Its inhabitants were converted by the Augustinian friar Juan Bautista Moya, who in 1550 brought the Indians and founded the town. Surely follow the pious custom of themissionaries of New Spain to establish sanctuaries in which they honored, preferably, Jesus in the mystery of redemption, do the same with that place.
PETATLAN, Nahual word means coupled to mat.
Located inthe Costa Grande region. It gets there through taking towards Acapulco and Zihuatanejo, or rather, just traveling from Zihuatanejo to Acapulco. west of Chilpancingo. Part of the Costa Grande region,located at coordinates 17 ° 18 'and 17 ° 57' north latitude and between 100 ° 53 'and 101 ° 30' west, respect to the meridian of Greenwich. It borders the following municipalities: North Coyuca de...