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City & Municipality
Municipal Palace of Zapopan (City Hall)
Municipal Palace of Zapopan (City Hall)
Flag of Zapopan
Official seal of Zapopan
Location in Mexico
Country  Mexico
State Jalisco
Founded 1541
Municipal Status 1825
 • Municipality 893.15 km2 (344.85 sq mi)
Elevationof seat 1,035 m (3,396 ft)
Population (2005)Municipality
 • Municipality 1,155,790
 • Seat 1,026,492
 • Seat density 1,035/km2 (2,680/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code (of seat) 45010
Area code(s) 33
Demonym Zapopano
Website (Spanish) Municipal Official Site

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

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