Urique Municipality

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Urique
Municipality
Municipality of Urique in Chihuahua
Municipality of Urique in Chihuahua
Urique is located in Mexico
Urique
Urique
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°3′15″N 106°15′58″W / 27.05417°N 106.26611°W / 27.05417; -106.26611Coordinates: 27°3′15″N 106°15′58″W / 27.05417°N 106.26611°W / 27.05417; -106.26611
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Urique
Area
 • Total 3,968.6 km2 (1,532.3 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 20,386
 • Density 5.1/km2 (13/sq mi)

Urique is a one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Urique. The municipality covers an area of 3,968.6 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 20,386,[1] up from 19,567 as of 2005.[2]


As of 2010, the town of Urique had a population of 1,102.[1] Other than the town of Urique, the municipality had 1,214 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: San Rafael (2,160), Cerocahui (1,556), and Bahuichivo (1,502), classified as rural.[1]

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Towns and villages[edit]

The municipality has 857 localities. The largest are:

Name Population (2005)
San Rafael 2,168
Bahuichivo 1,365
Cerocahui 1,304
Urique 984
Total Municipality 19,566

References[edit]

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