Chalma (municipality)

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Chalma
Municipality
Chalma is located in Mexico
Chalma
Chalma
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 21°13′0″N 98°24′0″W / 21.21667°N 98.40000°W / 21.21667; -98.40000Coordinates: 21°13′0″N 98°24′0″W / 21.21667°N 98.40000°W / 21.21667; -98.40000
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Municipal seat Chalma
Municipality created 1 November 1938
Area
 • Total 199.05 km2 (76.85 sq mi)
Elevation 140 m (460 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 13,067
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)

Chalma Municipality is one of the 212 municipalities of the Mexican state of Veracruz.

Geography[edit]

It is located in the state's Huasteca Alta region. The municipal seat is the village of Chalma, Veracruz.

The municipality of Chalma covers a total surface area of 199.05 km².

Settlements in the municipality[edit]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2005 INEGI Census, the municipality reported a total population of 13,067, of whom 2,555 lived in the municipal seat.[1] Of the municipality's inhabitants, 4,992 spoke an indigenous language, primarily Nahuatl.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chalma". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 

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