Gómez Farías Municipality, Chihuahua

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Gómez Farías
Municipality
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Gómez Farías
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°21′N107°44′W / 29.350°N 107.733°W / 29.350; -107.733 Coordinates: 29°21′N107°44′W / 29.350°N 107.733°W / 29.350; -107.733
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Valentín Gómez Farías
Area
  Total 986.6 km2 (380.9 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 8,624

Gómez Farías is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Valentín Gómez Farías, Chihuahua. The municipality covers an area of 986.6 km².

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Valentín Gómez Farías, Chihuahua Town in Chihuahua, Mexico

Valentín Gómez Farías is a town and seat of the Gómez Farías Municipality, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. As of 2010, the town had a population of 5,330.

It was named for Valentín Gómez Farías, a 19th-century President of the Republic.

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 8,624, [1] up from 7,583 as of 2005. [2]

The municipality had 42 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Valentín Gómez Farías (5,330), classified as urban, and Peña Blanca (1,092), classified as rural. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Gómez Farías". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Gómez Farías". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on February 23, 2007. Retrieved September 14, 2008.