Benito Juárez Municipality, Guerrero

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Benito Juárez
Municipality
Municipality of Benito Juárez in Guerrero
Municipality of Benito Juárez in Guerrero
Benito Juárez is located in Mexico
Benito Juárez
Benito Juárez
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°11′N 100°30′W / 17.183°N 100.500°W / 17.183; -100.500Coordinates: 17°11′N 100°30′W / 17.183°N 100.500°W / 17.183; -100.500
Country  Mexico
State Guerrero
Municipal seat San Jerónimo de Juárez
Area
 • Total 284.9 km2 (110.0 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 14,444

Benito Juárez is one of the 81 municipalities of Guerrero, in south-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at San Jerónimo de Juárez. The municipality covers an area of 284.9 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 14,444.[1]

The municipality stands at 17°11′N 100°30′W / 17.183°N 100.500°W / 17.183; -100.500, on the Pacific coast between Acapulco and Zihuatanejo. It is drained by the Río Atoyac.

It was named in honour of 19th-century president and patriot Benito Juárez.

References[edit]

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

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