Bocoyna Municipality

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Bocoyna
Municipality
Municipality of Bocoyna in Chihuahua
Municipality of Bocoyna in Chihuahua
Bocoyna is located in Mexico
Bocoyna
Bocoyna
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°51′N 107°35′W / 27.850°N 107.583°W / 27.850; -107.583Coordinates: 27°51′N 107°35′W / 27.850°N 107.583°W / 27.850; -107.583
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Bocoyna
Area
 • Total 2,801.8 km2 (1,081.8 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 28,766

Bocoyna is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Bocoyna. The municipality covers an area of 2,801.8 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 28,766,[1] down from 29,907 as of 2005.[2]

As of 2010, the town of Bocoyna had a population of 796.[1] Other than the town of Bocoyna, the municipality had 633 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: San Juanito (10,535), classified as urban, and Creel (5,026) and Sisoguichi (1,097), classified as rural.[1]

The municipality and its seat are located on the route of the Chihuahua Pacific Railroad.

Geography[edit]

Towns and villages[edit]

Name Population (2005)
San Juanito 9,938
Creel 5,338
Sisoguichi 1,051
Bocoyna 735
Sojahuachi 411
Panalachi 351
Total Municipality 29,907

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Bocoyna". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bocoyna". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2008-08-18.