Poanas Municipality

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Poanas
Municipality
Municipality of Poanas in Durango
Municipality of Poanas in Durango
Poanas is located in Mexico
Poanas
Poanas
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 23°58′N 104°03′W / 23.967°N 104.050°W / 23.967; -104.050Coordinates: 23°58′N 104°03′W / 23.967°N 104.050°W / 23.967; -104.050
Country  Mexico
State Durango
Municipal seat Villa Unión
Area
 • Total 1,841 km2 (711 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 24,918
 • Density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)

Poanas is one of the 39 municipalities of Durango, in north-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Villa Unión. The municipality covers an area of 1841 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 24,918,[1] up from 23,466 as of 2005.[2]


The municipality had 61 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Villa Unión (10,753), classified as urban, and Cieneguilla (1,984), San Atenógenes (La Villita) (1,844), La Joya (1,826), Orizaba (1,452), and Narciso Mendoza (1,053), classified as rural.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Poanas". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Poanas". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved November 11, 2008.