Uruachi Municipality

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Uruachi
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Municipality of Uruachi in Chihuahua
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Uruachi
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°52′02″N108°12′57″W / 27.86722°N 108.21583°W / 27.86722; -108.21583 Coordinates: 27°52′02″N108°12′57″W / 27.86722°N 108.21583°W / 27.86722; -108.21583
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Uruachi
Founded November 21, 1844
Area
  Total 3,058.31 km2 (1,180.82 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 8,200
  Density 2.7/km2 (6.9/sq mi)

Uruachi is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Uruachi. The municipality covers an area of 3,058.31 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.

Uruachi Municipal seat in Chihuahua, Mexico

Uruachi is a village in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, close to the border with the state of Sonora. It serves as the municipal seat of the surrounding municipality of Uruachi.

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As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 8,200, [1] up from 7,934 as of 2005. [2]

As of 2010, the town of Uruachi had a population of 1,199. [1] Other than the town of Uruachi, the municipality had 422 localities, none of which had a population over 1,000. [1]

Geography

Towns and villages

The municipality has 268 localities. The largest are:

NamePopulation (2005)
Uruachi 806
Gasogachi 316
El Rebaje 248
Jicamorachi 240
Arechuyvo 210
Total Municipio 7,934

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Uruachi". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Uruachi". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on February 23, 2007. Retrieved October 25, 2008.