Municipality of Uruachi in Chihuahua
|Elevation||1,360 m (4,460 ft)|
Uruachi (a name in the Tarahumara language of disputed meaning; also known as Mineral de Urachi on account of its mining activities) is a village in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, close to the border with the state of Sonora. It serves as the municipal seat of the surrounding municipality of Uruachi.
The settlement was founded by Jesuit missionaries in 1736.
- "Uruachi". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 25, 2008.
- "Uruachi". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
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