Acatlán de Pérez Figueroa
Acatlán by Pérez Figueroa. Municipality belonging to the District of Tuxtepec in the Papaloapan region, in the northernmost part of the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. Together with the municipality of San Juan Bautista Tuxtepec, it is the most extensive in the district, having 933.90 km² of surface, which represents 0.979% of the state total. In view of the participation of the illustrious Guanajuato general Luis Pérez Figueroa who made numerous confrontations in the French intervention in the region, in his honor, in 1904, the government of Oaxaca gives his surname to the municipality.