López Municipality

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López
Municipality
Municipality of López in Chihuahua
Municipality of López in Chihuahua
López is located in Mexico
López
López
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°21′25″N 107°44′16″W / 29.35694°N 107.73778°W / 29.35694; -107.73778Coordinates: 29°21′25″N 107°44′16″W / 29.35694°N 107.73778°W / 29.35694; -107.73778
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Villa López
Founded November 21, 1844
Area
 • Total 1,317.1 km2 (508.5 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,025
 • Density 3.1/km2 (7.9/sq mi)

López is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Villa López. The municipality covers an area of 1,317.1 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 4,025,[1] up from 3,914 as of 2005.[2]


The municipality had 109 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 population in parentheses) was: Octaviano López (2,148).[1]

Geography[edit]

Towns and villages[edit]

The municipality has 40 localities. The largest are:

Name Population (2005)
Villa López 2,066
Santa María 581
Salaices 476
Santa Ana de Abajo 204
Total Municipality 3,914

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "López". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "López". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 13, 2008. [dead link]