Juárez Municipality, Chihuahua

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Juárez
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Municipality of Juárez in Chihuahua
Coordinates: 31°44′N106°29′W / 31.733°N 106.483°W / 31.733; -106.483 Coordinates: 31°44′N106°29′W / 31.733°N 106.483°W / 31.733; -106.483
Country Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Ciudad Juárez
FoundedJanuary 5, 1826
Government
   Municipal president of Ciudad Juárez Enrique Serrano Escobar
Area
  Total4,853 km2 (1,874 sq mi)
Population
(2010)
  Total1,332,131

Juárez is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Ciudad Juárez. The municipality covers an area of 4,853 km2 (1,874 sq mi).

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).

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Ciudad Juárez City in Chihuahua, Mexico

Ciudad Juárez is the most populous city in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. The city is commonly referred to by locals as simply Juárez, and was known as Paso del Norte until 1888. Juárez is the seat of the municipality of Juárez with an estimated population of 1,428,508. The city lies on the Rio Grande river, south of El Paso, Texas, United States. Together with the surrounding areas, the cities form El Paso–Juárez, the second largest binational metropolitan area on the Mexico–U.S. border, with a combined population of almost 2.3 million people.

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In the 2010 INEGI Census, the municipality reported a total population of 1,332,131, of whom 1,321,004 (over 99%) lived in the municipal seat. [1]

The municipality is named for 19th-century president Benito Juárez, as is the city of Ciudad Juárez.

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The President of Mexico, officially known as the President of the United Mexican States, is the head of state and government of Mexico. Under the Constitution, the president is also the Supreme Commander of the Mexican armed forces. The current President is Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who took office on December 1, 2018.

Benito Juárez President of Mexico during XIX century

Benito Pablo Juárez García was a Mexican lawyer and president of Mexico, of Zapotec origin from Oaxaca.

Geography

Towns and villages

The municipality has 147 localities. The largest are:

Name2010 Census Population
Ciudad Juárez 1,321,004
San Isidro 3,483
Loma Blanca 2,169
Samalayuca 1,474
San Agustín 1,359
Total Municipality1,332,131

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References

  1. "Juárez". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on June 17, 2011. Retrieved October 25, 2008.