Chilpancingo de los Bravo (municipality)

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Chilpancingo de los Bravo
Municipality
Chilpancingo de los Bravo is located in Mexico
Chilpancingo de los Bravo
Chilpancingo de los Bravo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°11′N 99°29′W / 17.183°N 99.483°W / 17.183; -99.483Coordinates: 17°11′N 99°29′W / 17.183°N 99.483°W / 17.183; -99.483
Country  Mexico
State Guerrero
Municipal seat Chilpancingo de los Bravo
Government
 • Municipal President Héctor Astudillo Flores(PRI)
Area
 • Total 2,338.4 km2 (902.9 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 214,219

Chilpancingo de los Bravo is one of the 81 municipalities of Guerrero, in south-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Chilpancingo de los Bravo. The municipality covers an area of 2,338.4 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 214,219.[1]

Geography[edit]

Towns and villages[edit]

The municipality has 114 localities. The largest are as follows:

Locality Population
Total Municipio 214,219
Chilpancingo de los Bravo 166,796
Petaquillas 7,627
Ocotito 6,212
Mazatlán 4,599
Jaleaca de Catalán 2,578
Palo Blanco 2,288
Julián Blanco 1,956

Administration[edit]

Municipal presidents[edit]

Municipal president Period
Darío Mirando Román 1969-1971
Elías Naime Nemer 1972-1974
Juan Alarcón Hernández 1975-1977
Magdalena Vázquez de Huicochea 1978-1980
Carlos León Román 1981-1983
Alberto Saavedra Ramos 1984-1986
Florencio Salazar Adame 1987-1989
1990-1993
Jorge León Robledo 1993-1996
Héctor Astudillo Flores 1996-1999
Reyes Betancourt Linares (interino) 1998-1999
José Luis Peralta Lobato 1999-2002
Saúl Alarcón Abarca 2002-2005
Mario Moreno Arcos 2005-2008

References[edit]

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