Tequila is a municipality and a town in the state of Jalisco, in Mexico. The name Tequila comes from the Nahuatl word Tekilan. It is a "magical town". Tequila is known for giving its name to tequila, being one of the territories where it is produced. Its primitive settlers were Chichimecas, Otomies, Toltecs and Nahuatlacas. The town was initially settled in a place called Teochichán or Techinchán: the place of the almighty god or where the links and traps abound. The municipality of Tequila is located in different reliefs, has few flat lands, except for some small valleys, its orography is very irregular. On the banks of the Santiago and Chico rivers, the altitude is 700 meters above sea level.
To the south of the municipality they register up to 2 900 msnm. In the northern part the altitude is between 1,700 and 1,800 meters above sea level, but to the east, in the Sierra de Balcones, the altitude is 2,300 meters above sea level. Tequila has a semi-arid subtropical climate, with winters and dry and temperate springs. The average temperature is 23.2°C, with an average precipitation of 1 073.1 mm. The rains usually occur between the months of June and October.