Mapimí Municipality

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Mapimí
Municipality
Municipality of Mapimí in Durango
Municipality of Mapimí in Durango
Mapimí is located in Mexico
Mapimí
Mapimí
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 26°14′6″N 104°29′14″W / 26.23500°N 104.48722°W / 26.23500; -104.48722Coordinates: 26°14′6″N 104°29′14″W / 26.23500°N 104.48722°W / 26.23500; -104.48722
Country  Mexico
State Durango
Municipal seat Mapimí
Area
 • Total 7,126.7 km2 (2,751.6 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 25,137
 • Density 3.5/km2 (9.1/sq mi)
Website www.mapimi.gob.mx

Mapimí is one of the 39 municipalities of Durango, in north-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Mapimí. The municipality covers an area of 7,126.7 km².

In 2010, the municipality had a total population of 25,137,[1] up from 22,940 in 2005.[2]

In 2010, the town of Mapimí had a population of 5,623.[1] Other than the town of Mapimí, the municipality had 283 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Bermejillo (9,149) and Ceballos (3,730), classified as urban.[1]

Located in the northeastern portion of the state, it borders the municipalities of Lerdo, Gómez Palacio, Tlahualilo, Villa Hidalgo, San Pedro del Gallo, San Luis del Cordero and Nazas.

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References[edit]

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

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