Ojinaga Municipality

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Ojinaga
Municipality
Nickname(s): La perla del desierto
Municipality of Ojinaga  in Chihuahua
Municipality of Ojinaga in Chihuahua
Ojinaga is located in Mexico
Ojinaga
Ojinaga
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°34′N 104°25′W / 29.567°N 104.417°W / 29.567; -104.417
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Ojinaga
Area
 • Total 9,500.5 km2 (3,668.2 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 26,304
 • Density 2.8/km2 (7.2/sq mi)

Ojinaga Municipality (formally: Manuel Ojinaga ) is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Ojinaga, a rural bordertown on the U.S.-Mexico border. The municipality has an area of 9,500.50 km² (3,668.16 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Ojinaga, named after Juarista governor Manuel Ojinaga, reported a 2010 census population of 22,744 people in the town, which serves as municipal seat of the municipality of 26,304 inhabitants.[1] The municipality includes numerous very small outlying communities, the largest of which are El Oasis and Nueva Holanda.

Towns and villages[edit]

The municipality has 108 localities. The largest are:

Name 2010 Census Population[1]
Ojinaga 22,744
El Oasis 475
Nueva Holanda 426
La Esmeralda 187
Maijoma 160
Valverde 143
El Divisadero 135
El Mezquite 120
Potrero del Llano 129
Total Municipality 26,304

Adjacent municipalities and counties[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ojinaga". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 29°34′N 104°25′W / 29.567°N 104.417°W / 29.567; -104.417