Riva Palacio Municipality

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Riva Palacio
Municipality
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Municipality of Riva Palacio in Chihuahua
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Riva Palacio
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°32′45″N106°30′06″W / 28.54583°N 106.50167°W / 28.54583; -106.50167 Coordinates: 28°32′45″N106°30′06″W / 28.54583°N 106.50167°W / 28.54583; -106.50167
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat San Andrés
Area
  Total 808.97 km2 (312.35 sq mi)
Population (2005)
  Total 8,012
  Density 9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)

Riva Palacio is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at San Andrés. The municipality covers an area of 808.97 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).

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.

San Andrés, Chihuahua Town in Chihuahua, Mexico

San Andrés is a small town in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding Riva Palacio Municipality.

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 8,012, [1] up from 7,811 as of 2005. [2]

The municipality had 155 localities, none of which had a population over 1,000. [1]

The municipality's name is in honor of Vicente Riva Palacio.

Vicente Riva Palacio Mexican politician

Vicente Riva Palacio y Guerrero was a liberal politician, novelist, journalist, intellectual, and military leader.

Geography

Towns and villages

The municipality has 98 localities. The largest are:

NamePopulation (2005)
San Andrés 667
Campo Sesenta y Tres 286
Sainapuchi 263
Total Municipality7,811

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References

  1. 1 2 "Riva Palacio". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Riva Palacio". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal . Retrieved October 19, 2008.