a city in central Michoacán, in SW Mexico: near Paricutín volcano.
- Also called Urua·pan del Pro·gre·so [oo-rwah-pahn del praw-gre-saw; English oor-wah-pahn del pruh-gres-oh]. /uˈrwɑ pɑn dɛl prɔˈgrɛ sɔ; English ʊərˈwɑ pɑn dɛl prəˈgrɛs oʊ/.
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For example, Uruapan (elevation, 1500 meters) receives an average annual rainfall of 1674 mm.
In the Parque Nacional at Uruapan this species was found in abundance during the day.
This strictly arboreal lizard is abundant in the mixed broad-leafed forest near Uruapan.
At Uruapan individuals were found beneath rocks along a stream and in a stone fence.
A Tarascan village about 27 kilometers northwest of Uruapan; pine forest.
British Dictionary definitions for Uruapan
a city in SW Mexico, in Michoacán state: agricultural trading centre. Pop: 282 000 (2005 est)
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