Piedras Negras Municipality

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Piedras Negras
Official seal of Piedras Negras
Seal
Municipality of Piedras Negras in Coahuila
Municipality of Piedras Negras in Coahuila
Piedras Negras is located in Mexico
Piedras Negras
Piedras Negras
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°43′20″N 100°34′5″W / 28.72222°N 100.56806°W / 28.72222; -100.56806Coordinates: 28°43′20″N 100°34′5″W / 28.72222°N 100.56806°W / 28.72222; -100.56806
Country Mexico
StateCoahuila
Municipal seatPiedras Negras
Area
 • Total914.2 km2 (353.0 sq mi)
Elevation
223 m (732 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total152,806

Piedras Negras Municipality is one of the 38 municipalities of Coahuila, in north-eastern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Piedras Negras. The municipality covers an area of 914.2 km² and is located on the international border between Mexico and the USA, here formed by the Río Bravo del Norte (Rio Grande), adjacent to the U.S. state of Texas.

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 152,806.[1]

Towns and villages[edit]

The largest localities (cities, towns, and villages) are:

Name 2010 Census Population
Piedras Negras 150,178
Centro de Readaptación Social Piedras Negras 830
Fraccionamiento Villa Real 767
El Moral 390
La Navaja (La Loma) 156
San Isidro 117
El Centinela 110
Total Municipality 152,806

Adjacent municipalities and counties[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 census tables: INEGI Archived 2013-05-02 at the Wayback Machine accessdate=April 29, 2011