Venustiano Carranza, Chiapas

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Venustiano Carranza
Municipality
Venustiano Carranza is located in Mexico
Venustiano Carranza
Venustiano Carranza
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°19′46″N 92°33′45″W / 16.32944°N 92.56250°W / 16.32944; -92.56250Coordinates: 16°19′46″N 92°33′45″W / 16.32944°N 92.56250°W / 16.32944; -92.56250
Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
Area
 • Total 539.0 sq mi (1,396.1 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 61,341

Venustiano Carranza is a city and one of the 119 Municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico.

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 61,341,[1] up from 52,833 as of 2005.[2] It covers an area of 1396.1 km².


As of 2010, the city of Venustiano Carranza had a population of 15,496.[1] Other than the city of Venustiano Carranza, the municipality had 436 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: San Francisco Pujiltic (7,137), Soyatitán (3,904), Ricardo Flores Magón (3,483), Aguacatenango (3,413), Presidente Echeverría (Laja Tendida) (3,084), classified as urban, and San Francisco (El Calvito) (2,409), Vicente Guerrero (1,997), Paraíso del Grijalva (1,930), Guadalupe Victoria (1,767), Mariano Matamoros (1,566), Miguel Hidalgo (1,178), and El Puerto (1,092), classified as rural.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Venustiano Carranza". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Venustiano Carranza". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Retrieved July 27, 2008.