See also:town of Mexico, in the state of
See also:Chiapas, on a level tableland about 6700 ft. above
See also:sea-level and 48 m . E.N.E. of Tuxtla Gutierrez . Pop . (1892 estimate) 16,000 . The surrounding
See also:country is fertile and healthful and is populated chiefly with
See also:Indians . The town possesses a
See also:cathedral, hospital and other public institutions .
See also:San Cristobal was founded in 1528 on the site of an
See also:village, and afterwards was famous as the residence of
See also:Las Casas,
See also:Bishop of Chiapas . It was the capital of Chiapas until near the end of the 19th century . There are traces of an early Indian
See also:civilization in the vicinity .
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