The municipality is known for its caves and archaeological sites
Municipality of Madera in Chihuahua
|• Total||8,158.8 km2 (3,150.1 sq mi)|
|• Density||3.9/km2 (10/sq mi)|
As of 2010, the city of Madera had a population of 15,447. Other than the city of Madera, the municipality had 600 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: El Largo (3,522), Nicolás Bravo (1,862), classified as urban, and Las Varas (Estación Babícora) (1,417) and Mesa del Huracán (Chihuahuita) (1,102), classified as rural.
The economy is primarily based on logging, madera meaning wood in Spanish. There is also some agriculture and cattle ranches in the municipality.
The municipality is also known for its caves and parks and within a 50 km radius of the town there are many caves featuring pre-Columbian artworks.
Towns and villages
The municipality has 226 localities. The largest are:
|El Largo Maderal||4,021|
|Mesa del Huracán||1355|
- "Madera". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
- "Madera". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 13, 2008.
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