The historic city of Iguala de la Independencia is located 102 km (63 mi) from state capital Chilpancingo in the Mexican state of Guerrero. It stands on Federal Highway 95. Iguala is the municipal seat of the municipality of the same name, located in the north-central part of the state. The city had a 2005 census population of 110,390 and the municipality 128,444. The area of the municipality is 567.1 km2 (219.0 sq mi). The city is the third-largest community in the state, after Acapulco and Chilpancingo.