San Cristóbal de Las Casas

San Cristóbal de Las Casas

San Cristóbal de las Casas (Spanish  [saŋkɾisˈtoβal de las ˈkasas] (help·info)), also known by its native Tzotzil name, Jovel (pronounced [xɤ̞ˈve̞l]), is a town and municipality located in the Central Highlands region of the Mexican state of Chiapas. It was the capital of the state until 1892, and is still considered the cultural capital of Chiapas.

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