Welcome to Izúcar de Matamoros, a beautiful city located in the southwestern part of the Mexican state of Puebla. This charming city serves as the municipal seat of the municipality and has a population of 41,042 inhabitants. The municipality has an area of 514.11 km² (198.5 sq mi), and stands at 1100 m above sea level. Its largest other communities are the towns of La Galarza and San Juan Raboso.

Izúcar de Matamoros derives its name from the Náhuatl word Itzocan, which is composed from itztli, meaning knife or flint, ohtli meaning path, and -can. Therefore, it means place of the flint path. Other interpretations suggest that it could mean place of painted faces, or place of obsidian or place where obsidian is worked. Izúcar de Matamoros was the site of the Mexican American War Skirmish at Matamoros on 23 November 1847. The city has a rich history and culture that is reflected in its architecture and landmarks.

Izúcar de Matamoros has many sights like the portales, and Santo Domingo, the biggest church in the city. The city is also known for its beautiful landscapes and breathtaking views. Visitors can explore the surrounding countryside and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

The agriculture of the surrounding countryside is devoted to growing sugar cane which is processed at a plant in Atencingo. The area is also known for its delicious local cuisine that is made using fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

Notable People:
Izúcar de Matamoros has produced many notable people including Alfonso Castillo Orta (1944-2009), a famous potter, Ángel Maturino Reséndiz (1959-2006), a notorious serial killer, and Paulina Ana María Zapata Portillo (1915-2010), a suffragist.

Plan your visit to Izúcar de Matamoros today and experience the rich history, culture, and natural beauty of this enchanting destination. For more information, visit the official website of the Gobierno Municipal de Izúcar de Matamoros or check out www.IzucardeMatamoros.info for pictures, videos, news, and chat of Izucar de Matamoros.

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