Acapulco (municipality)

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Acapulco de Juárez
Municipality
Coat of arms of Acapulco de Juárez
Coat of arms
Acapulco de Juárez is located in Mexico
Acapulco de Juárez
Acapulco de Juárez
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°55′20″N 99°49′15″W / 16.92222°N 99.82083°W / 16.92222; -99.82083Coordinates: 16°55′20″N 99°49′15″W / 16.92222°N 99.82083°W / 16.92222; -99.82083
Country  Mexico
State Guerrero
Municipal seat Acapulco
Area
 • Total 1,921.5 km2 (741.9 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 789,971

Acapulco de Juárez is one of the 81 municipalities of Guerrero, in south-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Acapulco. The municipality covers an area of 1921.5 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 717,766.[1]

Communities[edit]

The municipality has 234 communities and the most populous cities are:

Cities Population  %
Acapulco 673 479 85.25%
Xaltianguis 6 965 0.88%
Kilómetro 30 6 301 0.79%
Tres Palos 5 001 0.63%
San Pedro las Playas 4 292 0.54%
Amatillo 3 298 0.41%
Total population 789 971 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Acapulco". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved December 23, 2008.