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 square kilometres (902.9 sq mi).

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.