Tecpatán

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Tecpatán
Municipality
Municipality of Tecpatán in Chiapas
Municipality of Tecpatán in Chiapas
Tecpatán is located in Mexico
Tecpatán
Tecpatán
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°8′N 93°19′W / 17.133°N 93.317°W / 17.133; -93.317Coordinates: 17°8′N 93°19′W / 17.133°N 93.317°W / 17.133; -93.317
Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
Area
 • Total 297.3 sq mi (770.1 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 41,045

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

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 41,045,[1] up from 38,383 as of 2005.[2] It covers an area of 770.1 km².


As of 2010, the town of Tecpatán had a population of 4,530.[1] Other than the town of Tecpatán, the municipality had 499 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Raudales Malpaso (6,817), classified as urban, and Luis Espinosa (1,727), Francisco I. Madero (1,398), Adolfo López Mateos (1,342), and Nuevo Naranjo (1,119), classified as rural.[1]


References[edit]

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