Ascensión Municipality

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Ascensión
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Municipality of Ascensión in Chihuahua
Coordinates: 31°05′34″N107°59′47″W / 31.09278°N 107.99639°W / 31.09278; -107.99639 Coordinates: 31°05′34″N107°59′47″W / 31.09278°N 107.99639°W / 31.09278; -107.99639
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Ascensión
Area
  Total11,000.1 km2 (4,247.2 sq mi)
Elevation
1,300 m (4,300 ft)
Population
(2010)
  Total23,975

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).

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 23,975. [1]


Geography

Towns and villages

The largest localities (cities, towns, and villages) are:

Name2010 Census Population [1]
Ascensión 13,456
Puerto Palomas de Villa 4,866
Guadalupe Victoria 1,369
El Bismarck 885
Entronque 670
Total Municipality23,975

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References

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