Bocoyna Municipality

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Bocoyna
Municipality
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Municipality of Bocoyna in Chihuahua
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Bocoyna
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°51′N107°35′W / 27.850°N 107.583°W / 27.850; -107.583 Coordinates: 27°51′N107°35′W / 27.850°N 107.583°W / 27.850; -107.583
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Bocoyna
Area
  Total 2,801.8 km2 (1,081.8 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 28,766

Bocoyna is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Bocoyna. The municipality covers an area of 2,801.8 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.

Bocoyna Town in Chihuahua, Mexico

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, up from 735 as of 2005.

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 28,766, [1] down from 29,907 as of 2005. [2]

As of 2010, the town of Bocoyna had a population of 796. [1] Other than the town of Bocoyna, the municipality had 633 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: San Juanito (10,535), classified as urban, and Creel (5,026) and Sisoguichi (1,097), classified as rural. [1]

Creel, Chihuahua City in Chihuahua, Mexico

Creel is a town in the Sierra Tarahumara of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It is the second-largest town in the municipality of Bocoyna. It is located some 175 kilometres (109 mi) to the southwest of the state capital, Chihuahua City. At the census of 2010, it had a population of 5,026, down from 5,338 as of 2005.

The municipality and its seat are located on the route of the Chihuahua Pacific Railroad.

Ferrocarril Chihuahua al Pacífico company

The Ferrocarril Chihuahua al Pacífico, also known as El Chepe from its reporting mark CHP, or Ferrocarril Chihuahua-Pacífico, is a major rail line in northwest Mexico, linking the Chihuahua City, to the Los Mochis and its port, Topolobampo. It runs 673 km (418 mi), traversing the Copper Canyon, a rugged series of canyons that have led some to call this the most scenic railroad trip on the continent. It is both an important transportation system for locals and a draw for tourists.

Geography

Towns and villages

NamePopulation (2005)
San Juanito 9,938
Creel 5,338
Sisoguichi 1,051
Bocoyna 735
Sojahuachi 411
Panalachi 351
Total Municipality29,907

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Bocoyna". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Bocoyna". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on 2007-03-17. Retrieved 2008-08-18.