Villa Coronado

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José Esteban Coronado
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José Esteban Coronado
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°50′25″N107°35′21″W / 27.84028°N 107.58917°W / 27.84028; -107.58917 Coordinates: 27°50′25″N107°35′21″W / 27.84028°N 107.58917°W / 27.84028; -107.58917
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Coronado
Population (2010)
  Total 1,121
Time zone Pacific (US Mountain) (UTC−7)
  Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC−6)

José Esteban Coronado or Villa Coronado is a town and seat of the municipality of Coronado, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. As of 2010, the town had a population of 1,121, [1] up from 976 as of 2005. [2]

Mexico's states classify their settlements in a variety of fashions:

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.

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  1. "Coronado". 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