Juchitán, Guerrero

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Juchitán
Municipal seat and city
Juchitán is located in Mexico
Juchitán
Juchitán
Coordinates: 16°37′32″N 98°38′07″W / 16.62556°N 98.63528°W / 16.62556; -98.63528Coordinates: 16°37′32″N 98°38′07″W / 16.62556°N 98.63528°W / 16.62556; -98.63528
Country  Mexico
State Guerrero
Municipality Juchitán
Elevation 140 m (460 ft)
Population (2005)
(municipal seat v. municipality)
 • Urban 2,944
 • Metro 6,240
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Juchitán (Spanish pronunciation: [xutʃiˈtan]) is a settlement, and the surrounding municipality of the same name, in the Mexican state of Guerrero. It is part of the region of the state known as the Costa Chica.

In the 2005 INEGI census, the municipal seat reported a population of 2,944, compared to 6,240 for the municipality as a whole.[1]

The municipality of Juchitán was created on 5 March 2004 with its escision from the municipality of Azoyú; as of February 2008, it was Guerrero's newest municipality.

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