Cuatrociénegas Municipality

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Cuatrociénegas
Municipality
Cuatrociénegas Valley
Cuatrociénegas Valley
Coat of arms of Cuatrociénegas
Coat of arms
Municipality of Cuatrociénegas in Coahuila
Municipality of Cuatrociénegas in Coahuila
Cuatrociénegas is located in Mexico
Cuatrociénegas
Cuatrociénegas
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 26°59′10″N 102°3′59″W / 26.98611°N 102.06639°W / 26.98611; -102.06639Coordinates: 26°59′10″N 102°3′59″W / 26.98611°N 102.06639°W / 26.98611; -102.06639
Country  Mexico
State Coahuila
Municipal seat Cuatrociénegas de Carranza
Area
 • Total 7,860.6 km2 (3,035.0 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 12,220

Cuatrociénegas is one of the 38 municipalities of Coahuila, in north-eastern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Cuatrociénegas de Carranza. The municipality covers an area of 7860.6 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 12,220.[1]

Cuatrociénegas is famous of its endemic species and has been awarded the "Pueblo Mágico" (Magic Town) category[2] by the tourism department.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cuatrociénegas". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved November 8, 2008. 
  2. ^ Turismo, Secretaría de. "Pueblos Mágicos". www.sectur.gob.mx. Retrieved 2016-02-18.