Palizada Municipality

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Palizada
Municipality
Coat of arms of Palizada
Coat of arms
Location of Palizada in Campeche
Location of Palizada in Campeche
Palizada is located in Mexico
Palizada
Palizada
Location of Palizada in Campeche
Coordinates: 18.63°0′N 91.83°0′W / 18.630°N 91.830°W / 18.630; -91.830Coordinates: 18.63°0′N 91.83°0′W / 18.630°N 91.830°W / 18.630; -91.830
Country  Mexico
State Campeche
Municipal seat Palizada
Government
 • Municipal president (2006-09)
Area
 • Total 2,071.70 km2 (799.89 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 8,290
 • Density 4.0/km2 (10/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Created 1 January 1916
Website www.palizada.gob.mx/

Palizada is one of the 11 municipalities that make up the Mexican state of Campeche. It is situated in the far south-west corner of the state. The municipal seat, and largest settlement, is the city of Palizada.

History and geography[edit]

The municipality of Palizada borders to the west with the state of Tabasco and to the east with the neighbouring Campeche municipality of Carmen. It covers a total surface area of 2,071.70km².

Demographics[edit]

The 2005 census reported a population of 8,290 persons.

Population centres in the municipality include:

Others: San Juan, Santa Isabel, Alamilla, El Cuyo, La Viuda, Santa Cruz, Paraíso, Borbotón, La Poza and Marichi.

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