Balsas

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Bal·sas

 (bôl′səs, bäl′-)
A river flowing about 725 km (450 mi) from south-central Mexico to the Pacific Ocean.
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2007), in Balsas region (07[degrees]39'02"S, 46[degrees]21'31"W and 07[degrees]47'10"S, 46[degrees]10'16"W), and by Pavan (2007), in southwestern Cerrado, Carolina (07[degrees]15'27"S, 47[degrees]24'09"W) and Estreito (06[degrees]43'47"S, 47[degrees]27'18"W) Municipalities.
Though amate painters are not as well known as some other traditional Mexican artists, over the years many collectors and connoisseurs have been drawn to the state of Guerrero, lured by the images coming out of the Rio Balsas region.
About 40,000 Nahuas, clustered in several dozen pueblos, live in the high hills and flat valleys of the Alto Balsas region.