Rosales Municipality

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Rosales
Municipality
Municipality of Rosales in Chihuahua
Municipality of Rosales in Chihuahua
Rosales is located in Mexico
Rosales
Rosales
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°11′N 105°33′W / 28.183°N 105.550°W / 28.183; -105.550Coordinates: 28°11′N 105°33′W / 28.183°N 105.550°W / 28.183; -105.550
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Santa Cruz de Rosales
Area
 • Total 1,716.6 km2 (662.8 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 16,785
 • Density 9.8/km2 (25/sq mi)

Rosales is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Santa Cruz de Rosales. The municipality covers an area of 1716.6 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 16,785,[1] up from 15,935 as of 2005.[2]


The municipality had 572 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Santa Cruz de Rosales (5,570), Congregación Ortíz (2,620), classified as urban, and El Molino (2,191) and Kilómetro Noventa y Nueve (1,092), classified as rural.[1]

Geography[edit]

Towns and villages[edit]

The municipality has 71 localities. The largest are:

Name Population (2005)
Santa Cruz de Rosales 5,377
Congregación Ortiz 2,543
El Molino 2,007
Kilómetro Noventa y Nueve 944
Ex-hacienda Delicias 740
Barranco Blanco 737
Salón de Actos 621
Total Municipality 15,935

References[edit]

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