Chicomuselo

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Chicomuselo
Municipality
Chicomuselo is located in Mexico
Chicomuselo
Chicomuselo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 15°46′N 92°16′W / 15.767°N 92.267°W / 15.767; -92.267
Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
Area
 • Total 403 sq mi (1,043 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 31,515

Chicomuselo is a municipio (municipality) in the Mexican state of Chiapas, and also the name of the municipality's largest settlement and the seat of the municipal government. The municipality has an area of 1,043 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 31,515.[1]

As of 2010, the town of Chicomuselo had a population of 5,938.[1] Other than the town of Chicomuselo, the municipality had 272 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Pablo L. Sidar (3,070), classified as urban, and Unión Buenavista (1,600), Lázaro Cárdenas (1,321), Piedra Labrada (1,115), and Nueva América (1,057), classified as rural.[1]

Chicomuselo is currently suffering the exploitation of land in the hands of the Blackfire exploration LTD a mining company from Canada[2] url=http://www.blackfireexploration.com/

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  1. ^ a b c "Chicomuselo". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Luis Flores Ballesteros. "Mining and human rights in Chiapas" 54 Pesos May. 2010:54 Pesos 29 May 2009. <http://54pesos.org/2009/05/29/the-paradox-of-development-mining-and-human-rights-in-chiapas/>

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Coordinates: 15°46′N 92°16′W / 15.767°N 92.267°W / 15.767; -92.267