Tixtla Tourism, Mexico

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Tixtla (formally, Tixtla de Guerrero ) is a town and seat of the Tixtla de Guerrero Municipality in the Mexican state of Guerrero. The name is Nahuatl, and means either "maize dough" (masa) from textli; "our valley" from to ixtla; or "temple by the water" from teoixtlen. The municipality stands between 17°20' & 17°43' N and 99°15' & 99°28' W, some 20 km east of state capital Chilpancingo. It covers a total surface area of 290 km. It reported 33,620 people in the 2000 census, including 18% Native Americans (speakers of Nahuatl and Tlapaneco). Tixtla was the birthplace of both Independence hero and Mexican president Vicente Guerrero (1783–1831) and writer and educator Ignacio Manuel Altamirano (1834–1893). It served as the first capital of Guerrero, from 1851 to 1870, and the state constitution was promulgated there on 14 June 1851. Other towns in the municipality include Atliaca (5,981 ppl), Almolonga (1,346), Zoquiapa (1,243), and El Durazno (1,070).


Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Tixtla, Mexico. A gripping city on its own right, Cuernavaca also deserves a visit. Cuernavaca is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. Also, to reach Tixtla, you'll have to take a flight to Cuernavaca; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Tixtla*

  • Pollution Statistics in Tixtla

    Know the pollution level of Tixtla before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Tixtla: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Tixtla for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Tixtla.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Tixtla - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 72.41 (High)
    • Health Care Index 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Tixtla

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Tixtla

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.59 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 59.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.94 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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