Escuintla, Chiapas

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Escuintla
Municipality
Municipality of Escuintla in Chiapas
Municipality of Escuintla in Chiapas
Escuintla is located in Mexico
Escuintla
Escuintla
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 15°20′N 92°38′W / 15.333°N 92.633°W / 15.333; -92.633Coordinates: 15°20′N 92°38′W / 15.333°N 92.633°W / 15.333; -92.633
Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
Area
 • Total 79.6 sq mi (206.2 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 30,068

Escuintla is a town and one of the 119 Municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico. It covers an area of 206.2 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 30,068,[1] up from 28,064 as of 2005.[2]

As of 2010, the town of Escuintla had a population of 9,570.[1] Other than the town of Escuintla, the municipality had 239 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: El Triunfo (2,719), classified as urban, and San Felipe Tizapa (1,087), classified as rural.[1]

Just west of it is the Chantuto Archaeological Site of Acapetahua, which is considered to be the location of the Chantuto people 3000 years BC. Voorhies

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Escuintla". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Escuintla". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Retrieved July 25, 2008.