Chilón

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Chilón
Municipality
Municipality of Chilón in Chiapas
Municipality of Chilón in Chiapas
Chilón is located in Mexico
Chilón
Chilón
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°7′N 92°17′W / 17.117°N 92.283°W / 17.117; -92.283Coordinates: 17°7′N 92°17′W / 17.117°N 92.283°W / 17.117; -92.283
Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
Area
 • Total 960 sq mi (2,490 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 111,554

Chilón is a town and one of the 119 Municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico. It covers an area of 2490 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 111,554,[1] up from 77,686 as of 2005.[2]

As of 2010, the town of Chilón had a population of 7,368.[1] Other than the town of Chilón, the municipality had 703 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Bachajón (5,063), classified as urban, and Guaquitepec (2,868), Tzajalá (2,529), San Jerónimo Tulijá (1,859), Alán-Sac'jún (1,632), San Antonio Bulujib (1,206), Tacuba Nueva (1,189), El Mango (1,141), Chiquinival (1,101), and Santiago Pojcol (1,001), classified as rural.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Chilón". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Chilón". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Retrieved July 25, 2008.