Ciudad Jiménez

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Ciudad Jiménez
City
Ciudad Jiménez is located in Mexico
Ciudad Jiménez
Ciudad Jiménez
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°7′48″N 104°54′24″W / 27.13000°N 104.90667°W / 27.13000; -104.90667Coordinates: 27°7′48″N 104°54′24″W / 27.13000°N 104.90667°W / 27.13000; -104.90667
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Jiménez
city 1898
Government
 • Major Marcos Chávez Torres (PAN)
Population (2010)
 • Total 34,281
  [1]
Area code(s) 629
Demonym Jimenense

Jiménez (officially, José Mariano Jiménez) is a city and seat of the municipality of Jiménez, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. As of 2010, the city had a population of 34,281,[2] up from 33,567 as of 2005.[3]

It was founded on January 4, 1753, under the name of Real Presidio de Santa Maria de las Caldas del Valle de Huejoquilla. The current name (since 1826) honors Independence War hero José Mariano Jiménez. It was given city status in 1898.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (2010). "Principales resultados por localidad 2010 (ITER)". 
  2. ^ "Jiménez". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. Principales resultados por localidad 2005 (ITER). Retrieved on October 13, 2008