Francisco León

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Francisco León
Municipality
Municipality of Francisco León in Chiapas
Municipality of Francisco León in Chiapas
Francisco León is located in Mexico
Francisco León
Francisco León
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°19′N 93°15′W / 17.317°N 93.250°W / 17.317; -93.250Coordinates: 17°19′N 93°15′W / 17.317°N 93.250°W / 17.317; -93.250
Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
Area
 • Total 1,704.1 km2 (658.0 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,000

Francisco León is a town and one of the 119 Municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico. It covers an area of 114.3 km². In 1982 parts of the municipality were buried in the eruption of El Chichón Volcano.

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 7,000,[1] up from 5,236 as of 2005.[2]

The municipality had 50 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) was: San Miguel la Sardina (1,106), classified as rural.[1]

References[edit]

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