Socoltenango

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Socoltenango
Municipality
Socoltenango is located in Mexico
Socoltenango
Socoltenango
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°15′N 91°59′W / 16.250°N 91.983°W / 16.250; -91.983Coordinates: 16°15′N 91°59′W / 16.250°N 91.983°W / 16.250; -91.983
Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
Area
 • Total 299 sq mi (775 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 17,125

Socoltenango is a town and one of the 119 Municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico.

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 17,125,[1] up from 15,171 as of 2005.[2] It covers an area of 775 km².


As of 2010, the town of Socoltenango had a population of 4,863.[1] Other than the town of Socoltenango, the municipality had 125 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) was: Tzinil (1,106), classified as rural.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Socoltenango". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Socoltenango". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Retrieved July 25, 2008.