Satevó Municipality

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Satevó
Municipality
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Municipality of Satevó in Chihuahua
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Satevó
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°57′15″N106°6′23″W / 27.95417°N 106.10639°W / 27.95417; -106.10639 Coordinates: 27°57′15″N106°6′23″W / 27.95417°N 106.10639°W / 27.95417; -106.10639
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat San Francisco Javier de Satevó
Area
  Total 2,185.1 km2 (843.7 sq mi)
Elevation 1,380 m (4,530 ft)
Population (2010)
  Total 3,662
  Density 1.7/km2 (4.3/sq mi)
Website www.satevo.gob.mx

Satevó is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at San Francisco Javier de Satevó. The municipality covers an area of 2,185.1 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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San Francisco Javier de Satevó Municipal seat in Chihuahua, Mexico

San Francisco Javier de Satevó is a village in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of Satevó.

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 3,662, [1] down from 3,856 as of 2005. [2]

The municipality had 244 localities, none of which had a population over 1,000. [1]

Satevó began as a Jesuit mission to the Tarahumara in about 1640. [3]

Geography

Towns and villages

The municipality has 126 localities. The largest are:

Name Population (2005)
San Francisco Javier de Satevó 451
El Chamizal 244
La Joya 237
San José del Sitio 214
Babonoyaba 155
Los Veranos
Total Municipality3,856

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References

  1. 1 2 "Satevó". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Satevó". 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 25, 2008.
  3. Edward C. Spicer, Cycles of COnquest (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1962) p. 29