San Pablo del Monte
San Pablo del Monte is one of the sixty municipalities that make up the Mexican state of Tlaxcala. It is located in the extreme south of the Tlaxcalteca territory next to the border with the state of Puebla, and forms part of the Puebla-Tlaxcala Metropolitan Area. The municipality of San Pablo del Monte, is famous for being the cradle of talavera and glazed clay crafts. Its head, San Pablo del Monte formerly called Villa Vicente Guerrero, is the largest city of Tlaxcala. The name of the municipality comes from one of the most important fathers of the Catholic Church.
The ancient Tlaxcalans recognized the place called "Cuauhtotoatla," which means "Monte bird water." That comes from the words cuauh, apocope of Cuauhtla, which translates as Mt. As well as toto, apocope of totol, otla, suffix of place. San Pablo del Monte is a municipality integrated to the Local District of Zaragoza. It is located in the Mexican Central High Plateau at 2,300 meters above sea level, in the Tlaxcala-Puebla Valley region. This municipality is only 31.5 km from the state capital, 17.0 km from Zacatelco, 13.2 km from the city of Puebla, and 133.5 km from Mexico City. The settlements of San Pablo del Monte would be integrated first with the Olmec-Xicalancas, and later with the Toltec-Chichimec.