Tingüindín is a municipality in the Mexican state of Michoacán. The municipality has an area of 174.24 square kilometers and is bounded on the north by the municipalities of Villamar, and Tangamandapio, east of Los Reyes de Salgado, and south and west of Tocumbo. It has a population of 13,505 according to the 2010 census. Its municipal seat is the city of the same name. Before the arrival of the Spaniards to Tingüindín in 1530, the area was known as Tzinguitzuri or "place of worship" for most of the Purépecha people. The economy of the municipality is based on the harvest of avocado and the cultivation of corn and wheat.
The main festival takes place on August 15 in honor of the Ascension of the Virgin Mary. During this festivity, Tingüindin undergoes a complete transformation, the local square is filled with mechanical games and stalls. These stalls sell varieties of Mexican foods.