Coyame del Sotol Municipality

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Coyame del Sotol
Municipality of Coyame del Sotol in Chihuahua
Municipality of Coyame del Sotol in Chihuahua
Coyame del Sotol is located in Mexico
Coyame del Sotol
Coyame del Sotol
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°27′41″N 105°05′50″W / 29.46139°N 105.09722°W / 29.46139; -105.09722Coordinates: 29°27′41″N 105°05′50″W / 29.46139°N 105.09722°W / 29.46139; -105.09722
Country Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Coyame
 • Total 7,877 km2 (3,041 sq mi)
Elevation 1,220 m (4,000 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,681

Coyame del Sotol is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat is Coyame. The municipality covers an area of 7,877 km2 (3,041 sq mi).

As of the 2010 census, the municipality had a total population of 1,681.[1][2]

The municipality had 232 localities, none of which had a population over 1,000.[2]


"Coyame" is the Apache toponym of a nearby arroyo. "Sotol" is the local name for Dasylirion wheeleri, a flowering desert plant, and for sotol, a distilled mezcal-like spirit made from it.


Towns and villages[edit]

The municipality has 46 localities. These are the largest:

Village 2010 census population
Total municipality 1,681
Coyame 709
San Pedro 235
La Paz de México 184
Cuchillo Parado 124

Adjacent municipalities[edit]


  1. ^ "2010 census tables: INEGI". Archived from the original on May 2, 2013. Retrieved 29 April 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Coyame del Sotol". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.