Urique Municipality

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Urique
Municipality
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Municipality of Urique in Chihuahua
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Urique
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°3′15″N106°15′58″W / 27.05417°N 106.26611°W / 27.05417; -106.26611 Coordinates: 27°3′15″N106°15′58″W / 27.05417°N 106.26611°W / 27.05417; -106.26611
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Urique
Area
  Total 3,968.6 km2 (1,532.3 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 20,386
  Density 5.1/km2 (13/sq mi)

Urique is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Urique. The municipality covers an area of 3,968.6 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

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Urique Town in Chihuahua, Mexico

Urique is a town and seat of the municipality of Urique, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. As of 2010, the town of Urique had a population of 1,102, up from 984 as of 2005. Located in the southwest corner of the state in the region of the cliffs, the town is at the bottom of the valley Barranca de Urique, formed by the river of the same name, due to its relatively low elevation above sea level the climate of Urique is close to tropical. It's the principal village of the Municipality of Urique.

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 20,386, [1] up from 19,567 as of 2005. [2]


As of 2010, the town of Urique had a population of 1,102. [1] Other than the town of Urique, the municipality had 1,214 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: San Rafael (2,160), Cerocahui (1,556), and Bahuichivo (1,502), classified as rural. [1]

Geography

Towns and villages

The municipality has 857 localities. The largest are:

NamePopulation (2005)
San Rafael 2,168
Bahuichivo 1,365
Cerocahui 1,304
Urique 984
Total Municipality19,566

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Urique". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Urique". 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.