Benito Juárez Municipality, Veracruz

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Benito Juárez
(formerly: Cececapa; Cececapa de Juárez)
Municipality
Benito Juárez is located in Mexico
Benito Juárez
Benito Juárez
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 20°53′0″N 98°12′0″W / 20.88333°N 98.20000°W / 20.88333; -98.20000Coordinates: 20°53′0″N 98°12′0″W / 20.88333°N 98.20000°W / 20.88333; -98.20000
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Municipal seat Benito Juárez
Area
 • Total 217.15 km2 (83.84 sq mi)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 16,446
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)

Benito Juárez is one of the 212 municipalities of the Mexican state of Veracruz. It is located in the state's Huasteca Baja region. The municipal seat is the village of Benito Juárez, Veracruz.

In the 2005 INEGI Census, the municipality reported a total population of 16,446 (down from 33,798 in 1995), of whom 1,069 lived in the municipal seat.[1] Of the municipality's inhabitants, 11,757 (79.53%) spoke an indigenous language, primarily Nahuatl.

The municipality of Benito Juárez covers a total surface area of 217.15 km².

Settlements[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Benito Juárez, 19th century statesman after whom these places are named.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Benito Juárez". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on 29 July 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2008. 

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