Delicias Municipality

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Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°11′N105°28′W / 28.183°N 105.467°W / 28.183; -105.467 Coordinates: 28°11′N105°28′W / 28.183°N 105.467°W / 28.183; -105.467
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Delicias
Area
  Total 335.4 km2 (129.5 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 137,935

Delicias is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The capital lies at Delicias. The municipality covers an area of 335.4 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

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Delicias, Chihuahua Place in Chihuahua, Mexico

Delicias is a city in the Mexican state of Chihuahua and serves as the seat of the municipality of the same name. It is located southeast of the state capital, Chihuahua. Delicias was declared an official municipality of the state of Chihuahua on January 7, 1935. Delicias is a small industrial city and a major agricultural center located in the Conchos River Valley. As of 2015, the city of Delicias had a population of 148,045 inhabitants, while the metropolitan area had a population of 223,993 inhabitants. It was founded on 30 April 1933, making it one of Mexico's youngest cities. The municipality of Delicias is one of the smallest in the state in terms of size area.

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 137,935, [1] up from 127,211 as of 2005. [2]


As of 2010, the city of Delicias had a population of 118,071. [1] Other than the city of Delicias, the municipality had 687 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Colonia Revolución (3,995), Miguel Hidalgo (2,850), classified as urban; and Colonia Campesina (2,365), Colonia Nicolás Bravo (Kilómetro Noventa y Dos) (1,772), Colonia Terrazas (1,602), and Colonia Abraham González (La Quemada) (1,404), classified as rural. [1]

Politics

Municipal presidents

Fernando Baeza Meléndez is a Mexican politician and a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). Baeza served as the Governor of Chihuahua from 1986 to 1992.

Manuel Guillermo Márquez Lizalde is a Mexican politician from the Institutional Revolutionary Party. From 2009 to 2012 he served as Deputy of the LXI Legislature of the Mexican Congress representing Chihuahua.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Delicias". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Delicias". 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.