El Bosque, Chiapas

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El Bosque
Municipality
Nickname(s): Bosqueño
Municipality of El Bosque in Chiapas. web site www.elbosquechiapas.gob.mx
Municipality of El Bosque in Chiapas. web site www.elbosquechiapas.gob.mx
El Bosque is located in Mexico
El Bosque
El Bosque
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°04′N 92°43′W / 17.067°N 92.717°W / 17.067; -92.717Coordinates: 17°04′N 92°43′W / 17.067°N 92.717°W / 17.067; -92.717
Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
Government
 • Municipal President Humberto López Pérez PRI Party (Mexico).svg
Area
 • Total 93 sq mi (241 km2)
Population (2012)
 • Total 30 642[1]
  [2]
Time zone Tiempo del Centro (UTC -6)

El Bosque, Chiapas is a town and one of the 119 Municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico. It covers an area of 241 km².

As of 2012, the municipality had a total population of 30 642,[2]

History[edit]

The origins of the town date back to 1712, when it was founded by people of San Juan Chamula, specifically Muken place. On November 13, 1915, when divided the state into 12 departments, El Bosque was part of Simojovel. Township forest was originally called San Juan Bautista, but the February 13, 1934, by decree of the Governor of Chiapas, Victórico Ramos Grajales, its name was changed to El Bosque, due to the anticlerical campaign to be had in these moments. Being set free 59 municipalities, El Bosque (San Juan), left with two delegations; Plátanos and San Pablo. During the Zapatista movement in January 1994, some communities of the municipality joined him.

Ubication[edit]

The municipality is betwenn Bochil and Simojovel city, and has this comunitys:

El Bosque, Chiapas
  • Altagracia
  • Argentina
  • Argentina 2
  • Álvaro obregón
  • Buena vista
  • Carmen Guayabal Dos
  • Chabajebal
  • Chichaltic el Limón
  • Chiyaltic
  • El Bosque
  • El Carrizal
  • El Jardín
  • El Mangal
  • El Mojón
  • El Naranjal
  • El Palmar
  • El Pedregal
  • El Vergel
  • Florencia
  • La Bonanza
  • La Gloria Chikinchén
  • La Trinidad
  • Las Delicias
  • Los Ángeles
  • Mercedes la Ilusión
  • Naptic
  • Niquidámbar
  • Nueva Jerusalén
  • Nueva Ucrania
  • Ocotal
  • Plátanos
  • Pozo Verde
  • Sabinotic
  • San Andrés la Laguna
  • San Antonio
  • San Antonio el Brillante
  • San Cayetano
  • San Francisco
  • San Isidro Uno
  • San Miguel
  • San Norberto
  • San Pedro Nichtalucum
  • Tierra Caliente
  • Unión Progreso
  • Unión Tierra Tzotzil

Communication routes[edit]

To the municipality of forest you can get from the state capital of Chiapas, past the towns of Ixtapa, Soyalo and Bochil; it is possible to get from the city of San Cristóbal Passing through the towns of Chamula and San Andrés Larráinzar; from both paths can be got by Truck, Taxi and Urban.

Education[edit]

The municipality has many kindergadens, and basic schools, One High School, and 2 Distance High school

Bachillerato, Ubicado en el Cabecera Municipal de El Bosque, Chiapas

References[edit]

  1. ^ Almanaque Todo Chiapas, Gobierno del estado de Chiapas. 2012. México
  2. ^ a b "Principales resultados por localidad 2010 (ITER)". Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. 2010.