Tlaxiaco

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Tlaxiaco is a city, and its surrounding municipality of the same name, in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. It is located in the Tlaxiaco District in the south of the Mixteca Region, with a population of about 17,450. The city is formally known as Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco("heroic city") in honour of a battle waged there during the 1862–67 French invasion. Tlaxiaco is a Nahuatl name containing the elements tlachtli, quiahuitl (rain), and -co (place marker).

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