Riva Palacio Municipality

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Riva Palacio
Municipality
Municipality of Riva Palacio in Chihuahua
Municipality of Riva Palacio in Chihuahua
Riva Palacio is located in Mexico
Riva Palacio
Riva Palacio
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°32′45″N 106°30′06″W / 28.54583°N 106.50167°W / 28.54583; -106.50167Coordinates: 28°32′45″N 106°30′06″W / 28.54583°N 106.50167°W / 28.54583; -106.50167
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat San Andrés
Area
 • Total 808.97 km2 (312.35 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 8,012
 • Density 9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)

Riva Palacio is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at San Andrés. The municipality covers an area of 808.97 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 8,012,[1] up from 7,811 as of 2005.[2]

The municipality had 155 localities, none of which had a population over 1,000.[1]

The municipality's name is in honor of Vicente Riva Palacio.

Geography[edit]

Towns and villages[edit]

The municipality has 98 localities. The largest are:

Name Population (2005)
San Andrés 667
Campo Sesenta y Tres 286
Sainapuchi 263
Total Municipality 7,811

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Riva Palacio". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Riva Palacio". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 19, 2008.