Gómez Farías Municipality, Chihuahua

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Gómez Farías
Municipality
Gomez Farias en Chihuahua.svg
Gómez Farías is located in Mexico
Gómez Farías
Gómez Farías
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°21′N 107°44′W / 29.350°N 107.733°W / 29.350; -107.733Coordinates: 29°21′N 107°44′W / 29.350°N 107.733°W / 29.350; -107.733
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Valentín Gómez Farías
Area
 • Total 986.6 km2 (380.9 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 8,624

Gómez Farías is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Valentín Gómez Farías, Chihuahua. The municipality covers an area of 986.6 km².

It was named for Valentín Gómez Farías, a 19th-century President of the Republic.

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 8,624,[1] up from 7,583 as of 2005.[2]

The municipality had 42 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Valentín Gómez Farías (5,330), classified as urban, and Peña Blanca (1,092), classified as rural.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Gómez Farías". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Gómez Farías". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved September 14, 2008.