Nombre de Dios Municipality

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Nombre de Dios
Municipality
Nombre de Dios is located in Mexico
Nombre de Dios
Nombre de Dios
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 23°51′N 104°15′W / 23.850°N 104.250°W / 23.850; -104.250Coordinates: 23°51′N 104°15′W / 23.850°N 104.250°W / 23.850; -104.250
Country  Mexico
State Durango
Municipal seat Nombre de Dios
Area
 • Total 1,478.3 km2 (570.8 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 18,488
 • Density 13/km2 (32/sq mi)

Nombre de Dios is one of the 39 municipalities of Durango, in north-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Nombre de Dios. The municipality covers an area of 1,478.3 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 18,488,[1] up from 17,318 as of 2005.[2]


As of 2010, the town of Nombre de Dios had a population of 5,302.[1] Other than the town of Nombre de Dios, the municipality had 110 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: San José de la Parrilla (La Parrilla) (1,500), Gabriel Hernández (Mancinas) (1,256), and General Francisco Murguía (1,241), classified as rural.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Nombre de Dios". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Nombre de Dios". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved December 15, 2008.