Saucillo Municipality

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Saucillo
Municipality
Official seal of Saucillo
Seal
Municipality of Saucillo in Chihuahua
Municipality of Saucillo in Chihuahua
Saucillo is located in Mexico
Saucillo
Saucillo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°02′N 105°17′W / 28.033°N 105.283°W / 28.033; -105.283Coordinates: 28°02′N 105°17′W / 28.033°N 105.283°W / 28.033; -105.283
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Saucillo
Founded November 27, 1896
Area
 • Total 2,116.16 km2 (817.05 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 32,325
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)

Saucillo is a one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Saucillo. The municipality covers an area of 2,116.16 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 32,325,[1] up from 28,508 as of 2005.[2]


As of 2010, the city of Saucillo had a population of 11,004.[1] Other than the city of Saucillo, the municipality had 451 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Naica (4,938), Las Varas (2,410), classified as urban, and Estación Conchos (1,670), and Orranteño (1,641), classified as rural.[1]

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Towns and villages[edit]

The municipality has 168 localities. The largest are:

Name Population (2005)
Saucillo 9,261
Naica 4,775
Las Varas 2,355
Conchos 1,599
Orranteño 1,442
Santa Gertrudis 717
Total Municipality 28,508

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Saucillo". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Saucillo". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 25, 2008. 
Galena crystal from the Naica Mine, Mexico's largest lead producer.