Manuel Doblado, Guanajuato

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Manuel Doblado is a Mexican municipality located in the state of Guanajuato. Its municipal seat is the city of the same name. Manuel Doblado has an area of 810.43 square kilometres (2.67% of the surface of the state) and is bordered to the north by Romita, Purísima del Rincón and San Francisco del Rincón, to the southeast by Cuerámaro, to the south by Pénjamo, and to the west by the state of Jalisco. The municipality had a population of 38,309 inhabitants according to the 2005 census.[1][2]

The municipality has been known at various times as Piedra Gorda (from 1681 to 1693), San Pedro Piedra Gorda (from 1693 to 1899), and since 1899 as Manuel Doblado, in honor of a distinguished lawyer born in the municipality.

The municipal president of Manuel Doblado and its many smaller outlying communities is Leopoldo Villanueva Chávez.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2005 Census". INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Retrieved 2007-09-14. 
  2. ^ Guanajuato "Mexican Municipality Encyclopedia". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Retrieved 2007-09-14. 

Coordinates: 20°43′49″N 101°57′12″W / 20.73028°N 101.95333°W / 20.73028; -101.95333