Namiquipa Municipality

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Namiquipa
Municipality
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Municipality of Namiquipa in Chihuahua
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Namiquipa
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°15′01″N107°24′33″W / 29.25028°N 107.40917°W / 29.25028; -107.40917 Coordinates: 29°15′01″N107°24′33″W / 29.25028°N 107.40917°W / 29.25028; -107.40917
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Namiquipa
Municipality created 21 November 1844
Government
   Municipal President Héctor Ariel Meixueiro Muñoz (PRI)
Area
  Total 4,212.58 km2 (1,626.49 sq mi)
Elevation 1,888 m (6,194 ft)
Population (2010)
  Total 22,880
  Density 5.4/km2 (14/sq mi)
Demonym Namiquipense
Website www.namiquipa.gob.mx

Namiquipa is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Namiquipa.

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).

Mexico Country in the southern portion of North America

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Covering almost 2,000,000 square kilometres (770,000 sq mi), the nation is the fifth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent state in the world. With an estimated population of over 120 million people, the country is the eleventh most populous state and the most populous Spanish-speaking state in the world, while being the second most populous nation in Latin America after Brazil. Mexico is a federation comprising 31 states and Mexico City, a special federal entity that is also the capital city and its most populous city. Other metropolises in the state include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, Tijuana and León.

Namiquipa Municipal Seat in Chihuahua, Mexico

Namiquipa is a town in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of Namiquipa.

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 22,880, [1] up from 20,314 as of 2005. [2]

As of 2010, the town of Namiquipa had a population of 1,752, [1] up from 1,718 as of 2005. [3] Other than the town of Namiquipa, the municipality had 363 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Santa Ana (2,978), classified as urban, and El Terrero (2,621), El Molino (2,176), Benito Juárez (1,967), classified as urban, and Cruces (1,206), and Independencia (Cologachi) (1,088), classified as rural. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Namiquipa". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Namiquipa". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on May 29, 2007. Retrieved October 13, 2008.
  3. "Namiquipa". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on May 29, 2007. Retrieved October 13, 2008.