Manuel Benavides

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Manuel Benavides
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Manuel Benavides
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°6′N103°54′W / 29.100°N 103.900°W / 29.100; -103.900 Coordinates: 29°6′N103°54′W / 29.100°N 103.900°W / 29.100; -103.900
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Manuel Benavides
Population (2010)
  Total 916

Manuel Benavides is a small town and seat of the municipality of Manuel Benavides, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. As of 2010, the town had a population of 916, [1] up from 200 as of 2005. [2] It is a rural bordertown on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the town of Redford, Texas, directly opposite, on the U.S. side of the border.

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References

  1. "Manuel Benavides". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. Principales resultados por localidad 2005 (ITER). Retrieved on October 19, 2008