Tuxtla Chico

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Tuxtla Chico
Municipality
Tuxtla Chico is located in Mexico
Tuxtla Chico
Tuxtla Chico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 14°56′N 92°10′W / 14.933°N 92.167°W / 14.933; -92.167Coordinates: 14°56′N 92°10′W / 14.933°N 92.167°W / 14.933; -92.167
Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
Settled Pre-Hispanic period
Municipality created 1915
Area
 • Total 857 km2 (331 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 37,737
Website http://www.tuxtlachico.chiapas.gob.mx

Tuxtla Chico is a town and one of the 119 municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico.

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 37,737,[1] up from 33,467 as of 2005.[2] It covers an area of 857 km².


As of 2010, the town of Tuxtla Chico had a population of 7,026,[1] up from 6,722 as of 2005.[2] Other than the town of Tuxtla Chico, the municipality had 60 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: 2da. Sección de Medio Monte (4,182), 1ra. Sección de Medio Monte (2,680), 2da. Sección de Izapa (2,312), Manuel Lazos (1,826), El Sacrificio (1,483), 2da. Sección de Guillén (1,413), 1ra. Sección de Izapa (1,329), Talismán (1,311), Guadalupe Victoria (1,251), 1ra. Sección de Guillén Centro (1,168), and Omoha (1,131), classified as rural.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tuxtla Chico". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Tuxtla Chico". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal / Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Retrieved August 18, 2008.