Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua

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Santa Eulalia
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Santa Eulalia
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°35′38″N105°53′16″W / 28.59389°N 105.88778°W / 28.59389; -105.88778 Coordinates: 28°35′38″N105°53′16″W / 28.59389°N 105.88778°W / 28.59389; -105.88778
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Aquiles Serdán
Founded 1652
Elevation 1,700 m (5,600 ft)
Population (2010)
  Total 7,135
Area code(s) 614
Demonym Santaeulaliense

Santa Eulalia is a town and seat of the municipality of Aquiles Serdán, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. In 2010, the town had a population of 7,135, [1] up from 2,089 in 2005. [2]

Town settlement that is bigger than a village but smaller than a city

A town is a human settlement. Towns are generally larger than villages but smaller than cities, though the criteria to distinguish them vary considerably between different parts of the world.

Chihuahua (state) State of Mexico

Chihuahua, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Chihuahua, is one of the 31 states of Mexico. It is located in Northwestern Mexico and is bordered by the states of Sonora to the west, Sinaloa to the southwest, Durango to the south, and Coahuila to the east. To the north and northeast, it has a long border with the U.S. adjacent to the U.S. states of New Mexico and Texas. Its capital city is Chihuahua City.

Founded in 1652 by Diego del Castillo, it is one of the oldest settlements in the state.

Mining began in the Santa Eulalia Mining District in the early 18th century. Early production was primarily silver. More recently, the mines have produced zinc and lead. Production has been intermittent since the 1990s. [3]

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References

  1. "Aquiles Serdán". 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 13, 2008
  3. Mexican Mining Rail Excursion, Mining Engineering, 1982
Rhodochrosite specimen from Santa Eulalia Rhodochrosite-mun05-168a.jpg
Rhodochrosite specimen from Santa Eulalia