Allende Municipality, Chihuahua

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Allende Municipality
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Location of Allende in Chihuahua
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Allende Municipality
Location of Allende in Chihuahua
Coordinates: 26°56′N105°24′W / 26.933°N 105.400°W / 26.933; -105.400 Coordinates: 26°56′N105°24′W / 26.933°N 105.400°W / 26.933; -105.400
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Valle de Allende
Government
  Municipal presidentMauro Pablo Vázquez Ramírez (PRI)
Area
  Total2,471.3 km2 (954.2 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total8,409
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
  Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Website https://web.archive.org/web/20080621215051/http://www.mpioallende.gob.mx/

Allende Municipality (Spanish : Municipio de Allende) is one of 67 municipalities in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, located in the southeastern portion of the state. Valle de Allende is its municipal seat and largest city. Its main claim to fame is the 1969 fall of the Allende meteorite.

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Demographics

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 8,409, [1] up from 8,263 as of 2005.

Localities

The municipality had 146 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Valle de Ignacio Allende (4,185), classified as urban, and Pueblito de Allende (1,381), classified as rural. [1]

Towns and villages

NamePopulation (2005)
Valle de Allende 3 976
Pueblito de Allende 1 460
Talamantes 496
Colonia Búfalo 307
Total Municipality8,263

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References

  1. 1 2 "Allende". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.

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