Coyame

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Santiago de Coyame
Town
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Coyame is located in the Municipality of Coyame del Sotol
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Santiago de Coyame
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°27′41″N105°05′50″W / 29.46139°N 105.09722°W / 29.46139; -105.09722 Coordinates: 29°27′41″N105°05′50″W / 29.46139°N 105.09722°W / 29.46139; -105.09722
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Coyame del Sotol
Founded 1715
Elevation 1,220 m (4,000 ft)
Population (2010)
  Total 709
Time zone Pacific (US Mountain) (UTC−7)
  Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC−6)
Postal code32850
Area code(s) 626
Demonym Coyamense

Coyame (formally: Santiago de Coyame) is a town in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It serves as the municipal seat of Coyame del Sotol Municipality.

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.

Municipalities are the second-level administrative divisions of Mexico, where the first-level administrative division is the state. As of the establishment of two new municipalities in Chiapas in September 2017, there are 2,448 municipalities in Mexico, not including the 16 delegaciones of Mexico City. The internal political organization and their responsibilities are outlined in the 115th article of the 1917 Constitution and detailed in the constitutions of the states to which they belong.

Coyame del Sotol Municipality Municipality in Chihuahua, Mexico

Coyame del Sotol is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat is Coyame. The municipality covers an area of 7,877 km2 (3,041 sq mi).

In the 2010 INEGI Census, the town reported a total population of 709. [1]

It was founded in 1715 by the Spanish explorer Juan Antonio Traviña y Retes.

Coyame is also the location of a hot spring and a cave system.

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