Coyuca de Catalán (municipality)

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Coyuca de Catalán
Municipality
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Municipality of Coyuca de Catalán in Guerrero
Municipality of Coyuca de Catalán in Guerrero
Coyuca de Catalán is located in Mexico
Coyuca de Catalán
Coyuca de Catalán
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°43′N 100°38′W / 17.717°N 100.633°W / 17.717; -100.633Coordinates: 17°43′N 100°38′W / 17.717°N 100.633°W / 17.717; -100.633
Country  Mexico
State Guerrero
Municipal seat Coyuca de Catalán
Area
 • Total 921.9 km2 (355.9 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 41,975

Coyuca de Catalán is one of the 81 municipalities of Guerrero, in south-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Coyuca de Catalán. The municipality covers an area of 921.9 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 41,975.[1]

Geography[edit]

Towns and villages[edit]

In 2005 there were 376 settlements. The largest are as follows:

Localidad Población
Total Municipio 41,975
Coyuca de Catalán 7,435
Amuco de la Reforma 2,661
Paso de Arena 2,272
Placeres del Oro 1,693
Santa Teresa 1,454
Patambo 1,076
Santo Domingo 1,442

Administration[edit]

Municipal presidents[edit]

President Period
Enrique Gomezcaña Nájera 1963-1965
Joel Antuñez Barrera 1966-1968
José Garibaldi Gómez Huerta 1969-1971
Humberto Nàjera Gomezcaña 1972-1974
Alicia Buitrón Brugada 1975-1977
Luis Brugada Echeverría 1978-1980
Celestino Araujo Goicochea 1981-1983
José Gómez Sauzo 1984-1986
Ignacio Domínguez Morales 1987-1989
Salathiel Romero Martínez 1990-1993
Martín Montaño Buitrón 1993-1996
Abel Echeverría Pineda 1996-1999
Rafael Higuera Sandoval 1999-2002
Alfonso Manjarrez Gómez 2002-2005
Andrés Peralta Santamaría (Interino) 2005
Felipe de Jesús Cabrera González (Interino) 2005
Orbelín Pineda Maldonado 2005-2008

References[edit]

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