Peñón Blanco Municipality

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Peñón Blanco
Municipality
Peñón Blanco is located in Mexico
Peñón Blanco
Peñón Blanco
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 24°47′N 104°01′W / 24.783°N 104.017°W / 24.783; -104.017Coordinates: 24°47′N 104°01′W / 24.783°N 104.017°W / 24.783; -104.017
Country  Mexico
State Durango
Municipal seat Peñón Blanco
Area
 • Total 1,827 km2 (705 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 10,473
 • Density 5.7/km2 (15/sq mi)

Peñón Blanco is one of the 39 municipalities of Durango, in north-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Peñón Blanco. The municipality covers an area of 1827 km².

In 2010, the municipality had a total population of 10,473,[1] up from 9,891 in 2005.[2]

In 2010, the town of Peñón Blanco had a population of 5,271.[1] Other than the town of Peñón Blanco, the municipality had 103 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 population in parentheses) was: General Jesús Agustín Castro (Independencia) (1,907), classified as rural.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Peñón Blanco". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Peñón Blanco". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved December 18, 2008.