Nicolás Ruíz

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Nicolás Ruíz
Municipality
Nicolás Ruíz is located in Mexico
Nicolás Ruíz
Nicolás Ruíz
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°26′N 92°35′W / 16.433°N 92.583°W / 16.433; -92.583Coordinates: 16°26′N 92°35′W / 16.433°N 92.583°W / 16.433; -92.583
Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
Settled 25 February 1868
Area
 • Total 137 km2 (53 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,317
Website http://www.nicolasruiz.chiapas.gob.mx

Nicolás Ruíz is a town and one of the 119 municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico.

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 4,317,[1] up from 3,135 as of 2005.[2] It covers an area of 137 km².

As of 2010, the town of Nicolás Ruíz had a population of 4,277,[1] up from 3,015 as of 2005.[2] Other than the town of Nicolás Ruíz, the municipality had 2 localities, neither of which had a population over 1,000.[1]

The settlement was originally known as San Diego de la Reforma; it acquired its present name on 14 February 1934 to honor 19th-century Governor of Chiapas Nicolás Ruiz.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Nicolás Ruíz". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Nicolás Ruíz". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal / Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Archived from the original on March 15, 2008. Retrieved August 2, 2008.