Cusihuiriachi Municipality

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Municipality of Cusihuiriachi in Chihuahua
Municipality of Cusihuiriachi in Chihuahua
Cusihuiriachi is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°14′28″N 106°50′12″W / 28.24111°N 106.83667°W / 28.24111; -106.83667Coordinates: 28°14′28″N 106°50′12″W / 28.24111°N 106.83667°W / 28.24111; -106.83667
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Cusihuiriachi
 • Municipality 1,810.3 km2 (699.0 sq mi)
Elevation 2,017 m (6,617 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Municipality 5,414
 • Urban 63

Cusihuiriachi is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Cusihuiriachi. The municipality covers an area of 1,810.3 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 5,414 inhabitants.[1] Cusihuiriachi Municipality has the distinction of having the smallest municipal seat in Mexico relative to its municipal population. Its municipal seat had an official population of 63 inhabitants, which accounted for only 1.164 percent of the municipality's population. (There are three municipal seats that are less populous, Santa María del Rosario, Santa María Nduayaco, and Santa Cruz Tayata, all in the State of Oaxaca, but their municipalities are also much less populous than Cusihuiriachi.)


Towns and villages[edit]

The largest localities (all rural) are listed below. Note that the only urban locality, the municipal seat, Cusihuiriachi, with a population of 63 inhabitants, is not among them.

Name Population
Los Álamos de Cerro Prieto 614
Cerro Prieto (Cerro Prieto de Abajo) 400
Chopeque 378
Colonia Cusi (Ojo de Agua) 307
Campo Número Veintiséis 266
Campo Número Veintiocho 260
Bajío de Abajo 208
Total Municipality 5,414