Namiquipa Municipality

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Namiquipa
Municipality
Municipality of Namiquipa in Chihuahua
Municipality of Namiquipa in Chihuahua
Namiquipa is located in Mexico
Namiquipa
Namiquipa
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°15′01″N 107°24′33″W / 29.25028°N 107.40917°W / 29.25028; -107.40917Coordinates: 29°15′01″N 107°24′33″W / 29.25028°N 107.40917°W / 29.25028; -107.40917
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Namiquipa
Municipality created 21 November 1844
Government
 • Municipal President Héctor Ariel Meixueiro Muñoz (PRI)
Area
 • Total 4,212.58 km2 (1,626.49 sq mi)
Elevation 1,888 m (6,194 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 22,880
 • Density 5.4/km2 (14/sq mi)
Demonym Namiquipense
Website www.namiquipa.gob.mx

Namiquipa is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Namiquipa.

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 22,880,[1] up from 20,314 as of 2005.[2]


As of 2010, the town of Namiquipa had a population of 1,752,[1] up from 1,718 as of 2005.[3] Other than the town of Namiquipa, the municipality had 363 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Santa Ana (2,978), classified as urban, and El Terrero (2,621), El Molino (2,176), Benito Juárez (1,967), classified as urban, and Cruces (1,206), and Independencia (Cologachi) (1,088), classified as rural.[1]

References[edit]

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