Bocoyna

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Bocoyna
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Bocoyna
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°50′25″N107°35′21″W / 27.84028°N 107.58917°W / 27.84028; -107.58917 Coordinates: 27°50′25″N107°35′21″W / 27.84028°N 107.58917°W / 27.84028; -107.58917
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Bocoyna
Population (2010)
  Total 796

Bocoyna is a town and seat of the municipality of Bocoyna, in Chihuahua state of northern Mexico. As of 2010, the town of Bocoyna had a population of 796, [1] up from 735 as of 2005. [2]

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Bocoyna is located on the route of the Ferrocarril Chihuahua al Pacífico Railroad

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References

  1. "Bocoyna". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. Principales resultados por localidad 2005 (ITER). Retrieved on October 13, 2008