Mezquital Municipality

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Mezquital
Municipality
Municipality of Mezquital in Durango
Municipality of Mezquital in Durango
Mezquital is located in Mexico
Mezquital
Mezquital
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 23°28′22″N 104°24′40″W / 23.47278°N 104.41111°W / 23.47278; -104.41111Coordinates: 23°28′22″N 104°24′40″W / 23.47278°N 104.41111°W / 23.47278; -104.41111
Country  Mexico
State Durango
Municipal seat San Francisco del Mezquital
Area
 • Total 7,196.5 km2 (2,778.6 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 33,396
 • Density 4.6/km2 (12/sq mi)

Mezquital is one of the 39 municipalities of Durango, in north-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at San Francisco del Mezquital. The municipality covers an area of 7,196.5 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 33,396,[1] up from 30,069 as of 2005.[2]


The municipality had 1,325 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 population in parentheses) was: San Francisco del Mezquital (1,742), classified as urban.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mezquital". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mezquital". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved November 12, 2008.