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Coordinates: 27°16′N108°15′W / 27.267°N 108.250°W / 27.267; -108.250 Coordinates: 27°16′N108°15′W / 27.267°N 108.250°W / 27.267; -108.250
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Guazapares
Population (2010)
  Total 2,053

Témoris is a town and seat of the municipality of Guazapares, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. As of 2010, the town had a population of 2,053, [1] up from 1,639 as of 2005. [2] Temoris is a stop on the Copper Canyon Railway. [3]

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  2. Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. Principales resultados por localidad 2005 (ITER). Retrieved on October 13, 2008
  3. "Copper Canyon Railway" . Retrieved 25 January 2018.