Carichí

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Carichí
Town
Municipality of Carichí in Chihuahua
Municipality of Carichí in Chihuahua
Carichí is located in Mexico
Carichí
Carichí
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°55′N 107°03′W / 27.917°N 107.050°W / 27.917; -107.050Coordinates: 27°55′N 107°03′W / 27.917°N 107.050°W / 27.917; -107.050
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Carichí
Elevation 2,080 m (6,820 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,672
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)
Demonym Carichiteco

Carichí is a town in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It serves as the municipal seat of the surrounding municipality of the same name.

The town was founded as a Jesuit mission (Misión de Jesús de Carachí) on 18 November 1675. Its name comes from the Tarahumara name Güerocarichí. Prior to 24 August 1982, the town was officially known by the alternative name Carichic.

As of 2010, the town of Carichí had a population of 1,672.,[1] up from 1,478 as of 2005.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carichí". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Carichí". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2008-08-22.