Ciudad Jiménez

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Ciudad Jiménez
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Ciudad Jiménez
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°7′48″N104°54′24″W / 27.13000°N 104.90667°W / 27.13000; -104.90667 Coordinates: 27°7′48″N104°54′24″W / 27.13000°N 104.90667°W / 27.13000; -104.90667
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Jiménez
city 1898
Government
  Major Marcos Chávez Torres (PAN)
Population (2010)
  Total 34,281
  [1]
Area code(s) 629
Demonym Jimenense

Jiménez (officially, José Mariano Jiménez) is a city and seat of the municipality of Jiménez, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. As of 2010, the city had a population of 34,281, [2] up from 33,567 as of 2005. [3]

Mexico's states classify their settlements in a variety of fashions:

Chihuahua (state) State of Mexico

Chihuahua, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Chihuahua, is one of the 31 states of Mexico. It is located in Northwestern Mexico and is bordered by the states of Sonora to the west, Sinaloa to the southwest, Durango to the south, and Coahuila to the east. To the north and northeast, it has a long border with the U.S. adjacent to the U.S. states of New Mexico and Texas. Its capital city is Chihuahua City.

It was founded on January 4, 1753, under the name of Real Presidio de Santa Maria de las Caldas del Valle de Huejoquilla. The current name (since 1826) honors Independence War hero José Mariano Jiménez. It was given city status in 1898.

Mexican War of Independence armed conflict which ended the rule of Spain in the territory of New Spain

The Mexican War of Independence was an armed conflict, and the culmination of a political and social process which ended the rule of Spain in 1821 in the territory of New Spain. The war had its antecedent in Napoleon's French invasion of Spain in 1808; it extended from the Cry of Dolores by Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla on September 16, 1810, to the entrance of the Army of the Three Guarantees led by Agustín de Iturbide to Mexico City on September 27, 1821. September 16 is celebrated as Mexican Independence Day.

José Mariano Jiménez was a Mexican engineer and rebel officer active at the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence.

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References

  1. Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (2010). "Principales resultados por localidad 2010 (ITER)".
  2. "Jiménez". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  3. Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. Principales resultados por localidad 2005 (ITER). Retrieved on October 13, 2008