Guachochi Municipality

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Guachochi
Municipality
Municipality of Guachochi in Chihuahua
Municipality of Guachochi in Chihuahua
Guachochi is located in Mexico
Guachochi
Guachochi
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 26°49′10″N 107°4′12″W / 26.81944°N 107.07000°W / 26.81944; -107.07000Coordinates: 26°49′10″N 107°4′12″W / 26.81944°N 107.07000°W / 26.81944; -107.07000
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Capital town Guachochi
Official Website http://www.guachochi.com.mx
Municipality created 31 December 1962
Area
 • Total 4,340.36 km2 (1,675.82 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 49,689

Guachochi is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Guachochi. The municipality covers an area of 4,340.35 km².

It was created by the State Congress on 31 December 1962, with its escision from the municipality of Batopilas.

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 49,689,[1] up from 45,881 as of 2005.[2]


As of 2010, the city of Guachochi had a population of 14,513.[1] Other than the city of Guachochi, the municipality had 1,508 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) was: Samachique (1,241), classified as rural.[1]


Geography[edit]

Towns and villages[edit]

The municipality has 1,134 localities. The largest are:

Name Population (2005)
Guachochi 12,385
Samachique 1,115
Norogachi 752
Rocheachi 729
Total Municipality 45,881

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Guachochi". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Guachochi". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2008-09-27.