Ignacio Zaragoza Municipality

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Ignacio Zaragoza
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Municipality of Ignacio Zaragoza in Chihuahua
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Ignacio Zaragoza
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°38′36″N107°45′50″W / 29.64333°N 107.76389°W / 29.64333; -107.76389 Coordinates: 29°38′36″N107°45′50″W / 29.64333°N 107.76389°W / 29.64333; -107.76389
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Ignacio Zaragoza
Founded May 24, 1941
Area
  Total 2,130.9 km2 (822.7 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 6,934

Ignacio Zaragoza is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico, named after Ignacio Zaragoza. The municipal seat lies at Ignacio Zaragoza town. The municipality covers an area of 2,130.9 km².

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 6,934, [1] up from 6,631 as of 2005. [2]

As of 2010, the town of Ignacio Zaragoza had a population of 3,518. [1] Other than the town of Ignacio Zaragoza, the municipality had 105 localities, none of which had a population over 1,000. [1]

Geography

Towns and villages

The municipality has 43 localities. The largest are:

NamePopulation (2005)
Ignacio Zaragoza 3,190
Ignacio Allende 790
Francisco I. Madero 672
Abraham González 364
El Saucito 297
Total Municipality6631

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Ignacio Zaragoza". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Ignacio Zaragoza". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 13, 2008.