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(Spanish uˈrwapan)
(Placename) a city in SW Mexico, in Michoacán state: agricultural trading centre. Pop: 282 000 (2005 est)
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(ʊərˈwɑ pɑn)

a city in central Michoacán, in SW Mexico: near Paricutín volcano. 187,623.
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Earlier this month, cartels were blamed for a gruesome attack in the western city of Uruapan, where 19 mutilated corpses were found on display.
The attack, along with the killing of 19 people in the Western city of Uruapan earlier this month, is likely to renew fears that the public, theatrical violence of the 2006-2012 drug war has returned.
Eastman's manufacturing site in Mexico is located in Uruapan, the second-largest city in the Mexican state of Michoacan.
Avocado trees are planted in endless uniform rows in the fields around the city of Uruapan. Nearly 2 million tonnes of avocados have been grown on some 200,000 hectares over the past year.
According to Rodriguez Lopez, the major beneficiaries from the strong US demand are avocado producers in the Michoacan communities of Uruapan, Tancitaro, Tacambaro, and Salvador Escalante.
(2) Campo Experimental Uruapan, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agricolas y Pecuarias.