Doctor Arroyo, Nuevo León

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Doctor Arroyo
Municipality and town
Doctor Arroyo is located in Mexico
Doctor Arroyo
Doctor Arroyo
Location in Mecico
Coordinates: 23°40′N 100°10′W / 23.667°N 100.167°W / 23.667; -100.167
Country  Mexico
State Nuevo León
Municipal seat Doctor Arroyo
 • Total 5,106.2 km2 (1,971.5 sq mi)
Elevation 1,720 m (5,640 ft)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 9,339
Time zone Central Time Zone (UTC−6)

Doctor Arroyo is a municipality located in the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo León. It has a territorial extension of 5,106.2 km². The municipality was named in honor of José Francisco Arroyo de Anda. The municipality was renamed in September 22, 1826. The municipality had 33,269 inhabitants in the 2010 census.


It lies in the Sierra Madre Oriental, it borders the municipalities of Aramberri and Galeana to the north, Mier y Noriega and the state of San Luis Potosí to the south and the municipalities of Aramberri, General Zaragoza, the state of Tamaulipas to the east. Doctor Arroyo is located in the zone there are great rivers of intermittent streams and a large mountain range, where occasional snowfall occurs in winter.


  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (2010). "Principales resultados por localidad 2010 (ITER)". 

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