Municipality of Ascensión in Chihuahua
|• Total||11,000.1 km2 (4,247.2 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,300 m (4,300 ft)|
Ascensión is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The capital lies at Ascensión. The municipality covers an area of 11,000.1 km2 (4,247.2 sq mi).
Chihuahua is a state in Northwest Mexico that is divided into 67 municipalities. According to the 2015 Mexican Intercensal Survey, Chihuahua is the 11th most populous state with 3,554,877 inhabitants and the largest by land area spanning 247,798.08 square kilometres (95,675.37 sq mi).
Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Covering almost 2,000,000 square kilometres (770,000 sq mi), the nation is the fifth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent state in the world. With an estimated population of over 120 million people, the country is the eleventh most populous state and the most populous Spanish-speaking state in the world, while being the second most populous nation in Latin America after Brazil. Mexico is a federation comprising 31 states and Mexico City, a special federal entity that is also the capital city and its most populous city. Other metropolises in the state include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, Tijuana and León.
As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 23,975.
The largest localities (cities, towns, and villages) are:
|Name||2010 Census Population|
|Puerto Palomas de Villa||4,866|
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