Rosales Municipality

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Rosales
Municipality
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Municipality of Rosales in Chihuahua
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Rosales
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°11′N105°33′W / 28.183°N 105.550°W / 28.183; -105.550 Coordinates: 28°11′N105°33′W / 28.183°N 105.550°W / 28.183; -105.550
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Santa Cruz de Rosales
Area
  Total 1,716.6 km2 (662.8 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 16,785
  Density 9.8/km2 (25/sq mi)

Rosales is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Santa Cruz de Rosales. The municipality covers an area of 1716.6 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.

Santa Cruz de Rosales Villa in Chihuahua, Mexico

Santa Cruz de Rosales is a town and seat of the municipality of Rosales, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. As of 2010, the town had a population of 5,570, up from 5,377 as of 2005

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 16,785, [1] up from 15,935 as of 2005. [2]


The municipality had 572 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Santa Cruz de Rosales (5,570), Congregación Ortíz (2,620), classified as urban, and El Molino (2,191) and Kilómetro Noventa y Nueve (1,092), classified as rural. [1]

Geography

Towns and villages

The municipality has 71 localities. The largest are:

NamePopulation (2005)
Santa Cruz de Rosales 5,377
Congregación Ortiz 2,543
El Molino 2,007
Kilómetro Noventa y Nueve 944
Ex-hacienda Delicias 740
Barranco Blanco 737
Salón de Actos 621
Total Municipality15,935

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References

  1. 1 2 "Rosales". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Rosales". 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.