Balleza Municipality

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Balleza
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Municipality of Balleza in Chihuahua
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Balleza
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 26°57′N106°20′W / 26.950°N 106.333°W / 26.950; -106.333 Coordinates: 26°57′N106°20′W / 26.950°N 106.333°W / 26.950; -106.333
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Mariano Balleza
Area
  Total 7,073.6 km2 (2,731.1 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 17,672

Balleza is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Mariano Balleza. The municipality covers an area of 7,073.6 km².

Municipalities of Chihuahua Wikimedia list article

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 country in the southern portion of North America

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.

Mariano Balleza Town in Chihuahua, Mexico

Mariano Balleza is a town in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, close to the border with Durango. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of Balleza.

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 17,672, [1] up from 16,325 as of 2005. [2]

The municipality had 594 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Mariano Balleza (2,087), classified as urban, and Ejido el Vergel (2,008), classified as rural. [1]


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References

  1. 1 2 "Balleza". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Balleza". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal . Retrieved August 18, 2008.