Yautepec de Zaragoza is one of the 33 municipalities that make up the state of Morelos, in Mexico. It is part of the Tierra Grande region and has a population of about 97 827 inhabitants. It is located in the northern area of the state of Morelos. It borders to the north with the municipalities of Tepoztlán, Tlayacapan and Atlatlahucan, to the south with Tlaltizapán and Ayala, to the east with Cuautla and to the west with Jiutepec and Emiliano Zapata. Yautepec is an important tourist destination for its constructions of the viceregal period and archaeological ruins of the prehispanic period.