Ocampo Municipality, Chihuahua

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Ocampo
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Municipality of Ocampo in Chihuahua
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Ocampo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°11′36″N108°22′01″W / 28.19333°N 108.36694°W / 28.19333; -108.36694 Coordinates: 28°11′36″N108°22′01″W / 28.19333°N 108.36694°W / 28.19333; -108.36694
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Ocampo
Area
  Total 2,037.23 km2 (786.58 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 7,546
  Density 3.7/km2 (9.6/sq mi)

Ocampo is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in north-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Ocampo. The municipality covers an area of 2,037.23 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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Ocampo, Chihuahua City in Chihuahua, Mexico

Melchor Ocampo, more commonly simply Ocampo is a town and seat of the municipality of Ocampo, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. As of 2010, the town had a population of 527.

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 7,546, [1] up from 6,298 as of 2005. [2]


The municipality had 220 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 population in parentheses) was: Basaseachi (1,248), classified as rural. [1]

Geography

Towns and villages

The municipality has 141 localities. The largest are:

NamePopulation (2005)
Basaseachi 806
Cajurichi 647
Ocampo 615
Huevachi 235
Cahuisori 231
Total Municipality6,298

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References

  1. 1 2 "Ocampo". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Ocampo". 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 19, 2008.