Carichí Municipality

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Carichí
Municipality
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Municipality of Carichí in Chihuahua
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Carichí
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°55′N107°03′W / 27.917°N 107.050°W / 27.917; -107.050 Coordinates: 27°55′N107°03′W / 27.917°N 107.050°W / 27.917; -107.050
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Carichí
Area
  Total 2,782 km2 (1,074 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 8,795

Carichí is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Carichí. The municipality covers an area of 2,782 km².

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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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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 8,795, [1] up from 7,944 as of 2005. [2]


As of 2010, the town of Carichí had a population of 1,672. [1] Other than the town of Carichí, the municipality had 315 localities, none of which had a population over 1,000. [1]

Geography

Towns and villages

VillagePopulation (2005)
Total Municipality8,377
Carichí 1,478
Ciénega de Ojos Azules 649
Tajirachi 342

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Carichí". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Carichí". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on February 23, 2007. Retrieved August 22, 2008.