Cusihuiriachi Municipality

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Cusihuiriachi
Municipality
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Municipality of Cusihuiriachi in Chihuahua
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Cusihuiriachi
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°14′28″N106°50′12″W / 28.24111°N 106.83667°W / 28.24111; -106.83667 Coordinates: 28°14′28″N106°50′12″W / 28.24111°N 106.83667°W / 28.24111; -106.83667
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Cusihuiriachi
Area
  Municipality 1,810.3 km2 (699.0 sq mi)
Elevation 2,017 m (6,617 ft)
Population (2010)
  Municipality 5,414
   Urban 63

Cusihuiriachi is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Cusihuiriachi. The municipality covers an area of 1,810.3 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.

Cusihuiriachi Town in Chihuahua, Mexico

Cusihuiriachi is a town in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Although it is now practically a ghost town, it serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name. "Cusihuiriachi" is a Tarahumara word meaning "erect pole".

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 5,414 inhabitants. [1] Cusihuiriachi Municipality has the distinction of having the smallest municipal seat in Mexico relative to its municipal population. Its municipal seat had an official population of 63 inhabitants, which accounted for only 1.164 percent of the municipality's population. (There are three municipal seats that are less populous, Santa María del Rosario, Santa María Nduayaco, and Santa Cruz Tayata, all in the State of Oaxaca, but their municipalities are also much less populous than Cusihuiriachi.)

Santa María del Rosario Municipality and town in Oaxaca, Mexico

Santa María del Rosario is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of km². It is part of the Tlaxiaco District in the south of the Mixteca Region.

Santa María Nduayaco Municipality and town in Oaxaca, Mexico

Santa María Nduayaco is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of km². It is part of the Teposcolula District in the center of the Mixteca Region.

Santa Cruz Tayata Municipality and town in Oaxaca, Mexico

Santa Cruz Tayata is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of km². It is part of the Tlaxiaco District in the south of the Mixteca Region.

Geography

Towns and villages

The largest localities (all rural) are listed below. Note that the only urban locality, the municipal seat, Cusihuiriachi, with a population of 63 inhabitants, is not among them.

NamePopulation
Los Álamos de Cerro Prieto 614
Cerro Prieto (Cerro Prieto de Abajo) 400
Chopeque 378
Colonia Cusi (Ojo de Agua) 307
Campo Número Veintiséis 266
Campo Número Veintiocho 260
Bajío de Abajo 208
Total Municipality5,414

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