Matamoros Municipality, Chihuahua

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Matamoros
Municipality
Municipality of Matamoros in Chihuahua
Municipality of Matamoros in Chihuahua
Matamoros is located in Mexico
Matamoros
Matamoros
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 26°45′49″N 105°34′56″W / 26.76361°N 105.58222°W / 26.76361; -105.58222Coordinates: 26°45′49″N 105°34′56″W / 26.76361°N 105.58222°W / 26.76361; -105.58222
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Mariano Matamoros
Area
 • Total 1,139.5 km2 (440.0 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,499
 • Density 3.9/km2 (10/sq mi)

Matamoros is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Mariano Matamoros (aka "Villa Matamoros"). The municipality covers an area of 1,139.5 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 4,499,[1] up from 4,304 as of 2005.[2]


The municipality had 109 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 population in parentheses) was: Mariano Matamoros (2,615), classified as urban.[1]

Geography[edit]

Towns and villages[edit]

The municipality has 46 localities. The largest are:

Name Population (2005)
Mariano Matamoros 2,256
El Veranito 509
Santa Rosalía 345
Ciénega de Ceniceros 312
Total Municipality 4,304

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Matamoros". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Matamoros". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 13, 2008.