Juárez Municipality, Chihuahua

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Juárez
Coat of arms of Juárez
Coat of arms
Municipality of Juárez in Chihuahua
Municipality of Juárez in Chihuahua
Coordinates: 31°44′N 106°29′W / 31.733°N 106.483°W / 31.733; -106.483Coordinates: 31°44′N 106°29′W / 31.733°N 106.483°W / 31.733; -106.483
CountryMexico
StateChihuahua
Municipal seatCiudad Juárez
FoundedJanuary 5, 1826
Government
 • Municipal president of Ciudad JuárezHéctor Armando Cabada Alvídrez
Area
 • Total4,853 km2 (1,874 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total1,391,180

Juárez is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Ciudad Juárez. The municipality covers an area of 4,853 km2 (1,874 sq mi).

In the 2010 INEGI Census, the municipality reported a total population of 1,332,131, of whom 1,321,004 (over 99%) lived in the municipal seat.[1]

The municipality is named for 19th-century president Benito Juárez, as is the city of Ciudad Juárez.

Geography[edit]

Towns and villages[edit]

The municipality has 147 localities. The largest are:

Name 2010 Census Population
Ciudad Juárez 1,321,004
San Isidro 3,483
Loma Blanca 2,169
Samalayuca 1,474
San Agustín 1,359
Total Municipality 1,332,131

Adjacent municipalities and counties[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Juárez". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on June 17, 2011. Retrieved October 25, 2008.