General Simón Bolívar Municipality

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General Simón Bolívar
Municipality
Municipality of General Simón Bolívar in Durango
Municipality of General Simón Bolívar in Durango
General Simón Bolívar is located in Mexico
General Simón Bolívar
General Simón Bolívar
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 24°41′19″N 103°13′27″W / 24.68861°N 103.22417°W / 24.68861; -103.22417Coordinates: 24°41′19″N 103°13′27″W / 24.68861°N 103.22417°W / 24.68861; -103.22417
Country  Mexico
State Durango
Municipal seat General Simón Bolívar
Area
 • Total 3,470 km2 (1,340 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 10,629
 • Density 3.1/km2 (7.9/sq mi)

General Simón Bolívar is one of the 39 municipalities of Durango, in north-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at General Simón Bolívar. The municipality covers an area of 10,041 km².

In 2010, the municipality had a total population of 10,629,[1] up from 9,569 in 2005.[2]

In 2010, the town of General Simón Bolívar had a population of 1,321.[1] Other than the town of General Simón Bolívar, the municipality had 54 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: San José de Zaragoza (1,321) and Ignacio Zaragoza (1,019), classified as rural.[1]

See also[edit]

  • Simón Bolívar, the Liberator of South America, after whom these places are named.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "General Simón Bolívar". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "General Simón Bolívar". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved November 10, 2008.