Cuauhtémoc Municipality, Colima

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Cuauhtémoc
Municipality
Coat of arms of Cuauhtémoc
Coat of arms
Municipality of Cuauhtémoc in the state of Colima
Municipality of Cuauhtémoc in the state of Colima
Cuauhtémoc is located in Mexico
Cuauhtémoc
Cuauhtémoc
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°19′41″N 103°36′10″W / 19.32806°N 103.60278°W / 19.32806; -103.60278Coordinates: 19°19′41″N 103°36′10″W / 19.32806°N 103.60278°W / 19.32806; -103.60278
Country  Mexico
State Colima
Municipal seat Cuauhtémoc, Col.
Municipality created 15 January 1915
Area
 • Total 373.2 km2 (144.1 sq mi)
Elevation 940 m (3,080 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 25,576
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Postal code 28500
Area code(s) 312

Cuauhtémoc is a municipality in the Mexican state of Colima. Its municipal seat is the city of Cuauhtémoc, Colima.

The municipality of Cuauhtémoc covers a total surface area of 373.2 km². In the 2005 INEGI Census, it reported a total population of 25,576 (down from 26,771 five year earlier), of whom 7,513 lived in the municipal seat.

The municipality was created on 15 January 1915. Its name honours the last tlatoani of the Aztec people, Cuauhtemoc.

Settlements in the municipality[edit]

All the municipality's other settlements have fewer than 1,000 inhabitants.

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