Juárez Municipality, Chihuahua

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Juárez
Municipality
Official seal of Juárez
Seal
Municipality of Juárez in Chihuahua
Municipality of Juárez in Chihuahua
Juárez is located in Mexico
Juárez
Juárez
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 31°44′N 106°29′W / 31.733°N 106.483°W / 31.733; -106.483Coordinates: 31°44′N 106°29′W / 31.733°N 106.483°W / 31.733; -106.483
Country Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Ciudad Juárez
Founded January 5, 1826
Government
 • Municipal president of Ciudad Juárez Enrique Serrano Escobar
Area
 • Total 4,853 km2 (1,874 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,332,131

Juárez is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Ciudad Juárez. The municipality covers an area of 4,853 km2 (1,874 sq mi).

In the 2010 INEGI Census, the municipality reported a total population of 1,332,131, of whom 1,321,004 (over 99%) lived in the municipal seat.[1]

The municipality is named for 19th-century president Benito Juárez, as is the city of Ciudad Juárez.

Geography[edit]

Towns and villages[edit]

The municipality has 147 localities. The largest are:

Name 2010 Census Population
Ciudad Juárez 1,321,004
San Isidro 3,483
Loma Blanca 2,169
Samalayuca 1,474
San Agustín 1,359
Total Municipality 1,332,131

Adjacent municipalities and counties[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Juárez". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 25, 2008.