Hermenegildo Galeana, Chihuahua

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Hermenegildo Galeana
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Hermenegildo Galeana
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 30°06′46″N107°36′58″W / 30.11278°N 107.61611°W / 30.11278; -107.61611 Coordinates: 30°06′46″N107°36′58″W / 30.11278°N 107.61611°W / 30.11278; -107.61611
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Galeana
Population (2010)
  Total 926

Hermenegildo Galeana is a town and seat of Galeana Municipality, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. [1] As of 2010, the town had a population of 926. [2]

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References

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