López Municipality

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López
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Municipality of López in Chihuahua
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López
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°21′25″N107°44′16″W / 29.35694°N 107.73778°W / 29.35694; -107.73778 Coordinates: 29°21′25″N107°44′16″W / 29.35694°N 107.73778°W / 29.35694; -107.73778
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Villa López
Founded November 21, 1844
Area
  Total 1,317.1 km2 (508.5 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 4,025
  Density 3.1/km2 (7.9/sq mi)

López is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Villa López. The municipality covers an area of 1,317.1 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).

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Villa López Town in Chihuahua, Mexico

Villa López is a town and seat of the municipality of López, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. As of 2010, the town had a population of 2,184, up from 2,066 as of 2005.

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 4,025, [1] up from 3,914 as of 2005. [2]


The municipality had 109 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 population in parentheses) was: Octaviano López (2,148). [1]

Geography

Towns and villages

The municipality has 40 localities. The largest are:

NamePopulation (2005)
Villa López 2,066
Santa María 581
Salaices 476
Santa Ana de Abajo 204
Total Municipality3,914

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References

  1. 1 2 "López". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "López". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on July 19, 2011. Retrieved October 13, 2008.