Pijijiapan

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Pijijiapan
Municipality
Pijijiapan is located in Mexico
Pijijiapan
Pijijiapan
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 15°41′N 93°13′W / 15.683°N 93.217°W / 15.683; -93.217
Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
Area
 • Total 858.4 sq mi (2,223.3 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 50,079

Pijijiapan is a town and municipality in the Mexican state of Chiapas, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean about midway between the border with the state of Oaxaca and the international frontier with Guatemala.

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 50,079,[1] up from 46,949 as of 2005. It has a land area of 2223.3 km².

As of 2010, the city of Pijijiapan had a population of 16,917.[1] Other than the city of Pijijiapan, the municipality had 1,305 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Las Brisas (1,718), San Isidro (1,626), Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez (Margaritas) (1,617), Tamaulipas (Joaquín Amaro) (1,567), El Carmen (1,416), Hermenegildo Galeana (1,158), El Palmarcito (1,135), and La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (1,031), classified as rural.[1]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 15°41′N 93°13′W / 15.683°N 93.217°W / 15.683; -93.217