Camargo Municipality, Chihuahua

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Camargo
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Municipality of Camargo in Chihuahua
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Camargo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°41′N105°10′W / 27.683°N 105.167°W / 27.683; -105.167 Coordinates: 27°41′N105°10′W / 27.683°N 105.167°W / 27.683; -105.167
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Santa Rosalía de Camargo
Area
  Total 16,066 km2 (6,203 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 48,748

Camargo is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Santa Rosalía de Camargo. The municipality covers an area of 16,066 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.

Camargo, Chihuahua Ciudad in Chihuahua, Mexico

Santa Rosalía de Camargo, originally called Santa Rosalía, and now known as "Ciudad Camargo", is a city in the eastern part of the Mexican state of Chihuahua, located at the confluence of the Rio Parral and the Rio Conchos in the Allende Valley. It serves as the municipal seat of Camargo municipality and also serves as an important agricultural and livestock center for the area. Ciudad Camargo was originally founded in 1740 and refounded in 1792.

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 48,748, [1] up from 47,209 as of 2005. [2]

The municipality had 623 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) was: Santa Rosalía de Camargo (40,221), classified as urban. [1]

The municipality has the second-largest land area in the state (after Ahumada), and is also one of the largest in all of Mexico. It is almost all very sparsely populated except for the city of Santa Rosalía de Camargo, which is the seventh-largest community in the state in population with around 40,000.

Geography

Towns and villages

NamePopulation (2005)
Camargo 39,149
La Perla 898
San Ignacio 618
Total Municipality47,209

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References

  1. 1 2 "Camargo". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Camargo". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2008-08-18.