Batopilas Municipality

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Batopilas
Municipality
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Municipality of Batopilas in Chihuahua
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Batopilas
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°2′N107°44′W / 27.033°N 107.733°W / 27.033; -107.733 Coordinates: 27°2′N107°44′W / 27.033°N 107.733°W / 27.033; -107.733
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Batopilas
Area
  Total 2,064.6 km2 (797.1 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 14,362

Batopilas (Spanish Loudspeaker.svg    ) is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Batopilas. The municipality covers an area of 2,064.6 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).

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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.

Batopilas, Chihuahua Town in Chihuahua, Mexico

Batopilas is a small town, and seat of the surrounding municipality of the same name, in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, located along the Río Batopilas at the bottom of the Batopilas canyon, part of the Copper Canyon. As of 2010, the town of Batopilas had a population of 1,220. Its elevation above sea level is 578 metres (1,896 ft). The town is situated in a narrow valley, bordered by steep canyon walls. The government of Mexico declared it a Pueblo Mágico on October 19, 2012.

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 14,362, [1] up from 13,298 as of 2005. [2]


As of 2010, the town of Batopilas had a population of 1,220. [1] Other than the town of Batopilas, the municipality had 603 localities, none of which had a population over 1,000. [1]

Geography

Towns and villages

NamePopulation (2005)
Batopilas 1,210
Yoquivo 678
Mineral Polanco 525
Total Municipality13,268

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Batopilas". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Batopilas". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on March 4, 2007. Retrieved August 18, 2008.