Tojolabal

The Tojolabal are a Maya people of the Mexican state of Chiapas[1]. They traditionally speak the Tojolabal language.

Tojolabal
Tojolab'al
Total population
45,000
Regions with significant populations
Chiapas, Mexico
Languages
Tojolabal

Population density

The Tojolabal people are spread across the state of Chiapas, Mexico. Las Margaritas is believed to have the largest group of Tojolabal, with the next largest in population density being Comitán. Around the municipalities, there are 439 Tojolabal villages in which most of the population resides.[2]

Archaeology

The Tojolabal people are known for the ancient site of K'atepan, a temple plaza against a mountainside which can be accessed by large stairways.

See also

References

  1. https://www.britannica.com/topic/Tojolabal
  2. dice.missouri.edu/docs/mayan/Tojolabal.pdf


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