Aguascalientes Municipality

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Aguascalientes
Municipality
Coat of arms of Aguascalientes
Coat of arms
Motto: Virtus in Aquis, Fidelitas in Pectoribus
Location of Aguascalientes in Aguascalientes.
Location of Aguascalientes in Aguascalientes.
Coordinates: 21°53′N 102°18′W / 21.883°N 102.300°W / 21.883; -102.300Coordinates: 21°53′N 102°18′W / 21.883°N 102.300°W / 21.883; -102.300
Country Mexico
State Aguascalientes
Municipal seat Aguascalientes
Largest city Aguascalientes
Government
 • Municipal president Martín Orozco Sandoval (PAN Party (Mexico).svg PAN)
Area
 • Total 1,178.85 km2 (455.16 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 797,010
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
  Data source: INEGI
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
INEGI code 001
Website (Spanish) Municipio Virtual de Aguascalientes
Source: Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México

Aguascalientes is a municipality of the Mexican state of Aguascalientes. Its municipal seat is the city of Aguascalientes, which is also the state capital. As of 2010, its population was 797,010, most of whom lived in the city of Aguascalientes.[1]

Geography[edit]

Aguascalientes is in the south of the valley that divides the state in two and borders the municipalities of El Llano, Jesús María, Calvillo, Asientos, and San Francisco de los Romo in the state, as well as the state of Jalisco to the south. Its area is 1,169 km².[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 797,010,[3]

As of 2010, the city of Aguascalientes had a population of 722,250.[3] Other than the city of Aguascalientes, the municipality had 799 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Pocitos (5,169), Villa Licenciado Jesús Terán (Calvillito) (4,481), Norias de Ojocaliente (3,741), Norias del Paso Hondo (2,539), General José María Morelos y Pavón (Cañada Honda) (2,500), classified as urban, and Cartagena (2,496), Jaltomate (2,299), San Antonio de Peñuelas (2,147), San Sebastián (1,862), Peñuelas (El Cienegal) (1,670), El Refugio de Peñuelas (1,624), Montoro (Mesa del Salto) (1,574), La Loma de los Negritos (1,519), El Salto de los Salado (1,436), Arellano (1,382), San Ignacio (1,360), Cumbres III (1,337), Cotorina (Coyotes) (1,298), Lomas del Sur (1,207), Los Caños (1,150), and Centro de Arriba (El Taray) (1,064), classified as rural.[3]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Aguascalientes
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 22.3
(72.1)
24
(75.2)
26.5
(79.7)
29
(84.2)
30.7
(87.3)
29.5
(85.1)
27.3
(81.1)
27
(81)
26.3
(79.3)
25.7
(78.3)
24.6
(76.3)
22.5
(72.5)
26.28
(79.34)
Average low °C (°F) 4.5
(40.1)
5.9
(42.6)
8.5
(47.3)
11.5
(52.7)
14.1
(57.4)
15.4
(59.7)
14.6
(58.3)
14.5
(58.1)
14
(57)
11.2
(52.2)
7.4
(45.3)
5.4
(41.7)
10.58
(51.03)
Precipitation mm (inches) 15
(0.6)
10
(0.4)
5
(0.2)
10
(0.4)
18
(0.7)
89
(3.5)
119
(4.7)
119
(4.7)
89
(3.5)
36
(1.4)
10
(0.4)
13
(0.5)
533
(21)
Source: Weatherbase [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Data, 2010 census, INEGI. Accessed on April 9, 2011.
  2. ^ (Spanish) Aguascalientes, Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México, Instituto Nacional Para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal, SEGOB. Accessed on line November 23, 2007.
  3. ^ a b c "Aguascalientes". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.