Gómez Palacio Municipality

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Gómez Palacio
Municipality
Gómez Palacio is located in Mexico
Gómez Palacio
Gómez Palacio
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 25°32′27″N 103°40′30″W / 25.54083°N 103.67500°W / 25.54083; -103.67500Coordinates: 25°32′27″N 103°40′30″W / 25.54083°N 103.67500°W / 25.54083; -103.67500
Country  Mexico
State Durango
Municipal seat Gómez Palacio
Area
 • Total 990.2 km2 (382.3 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 327,985
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)

Gómez Palacio is one of the 39 municipalities of Durango, in north-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Gómez Palacio. The municipality covers an area of 990.2 km².

In 2010, the municipality had a total population of 327,985,[1] up from 304,515 in 2005.[2]

In 2010, the city of Gómez Palacio had a population of 257,352.[1] Other than the city of Gómez Palacio, the municipality had 583 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: San Felipe (4,552), La Popular (3,406), Pastor Rouaix (2,696), classified as urban, and San Ramón (2,624), Transporte (2,624), El Vergel (2,257), Esmeralda (2,249), San José de Viñedo (1,984), Venecia (1,861), Arcinas (1,629), La Flor (1,593), Santa Cruz Luján (1,585), Jiménez (Jiménez Uno) (1,568), Seis de Octubre (1,528), Huitrón (1,511), Villa Gregorio García (1,446), Arturo Martínez Adame (1,251), Eureka de Media Luna (Eureka) (1,201), Puente de la Torreña (1,177), and California (1,032), classified as rural.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Gómez Palacio". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Gómez Palacio". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved November 18, 2008.