San Francisco de Borja

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San Francisco de Borja
Town
San Francisco de Borja is located in Mexico
San Francisco de Borja
San Francisco de Borja
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°53′N 106°40′W / 27.883°N 106.667°W / 27.883; -106.667Coordinates: 27°53′N 106°40′W / 27.883°N 106.667°W / 27.883; -106.667
Country Mexico
StateChihuahua
MunicipalitySan Francisco de Borja
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,157

San Francisco de Borja is a town and seat of the municipality of San Francisco de Borja, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. As of 2010, the town of San Francisco de Borja had a population of 1,157,[1] up from 1,142 as of 2005.[2]

San Francisco de Borja was founded as a Jesuit mission in the 1640s to the Tarahumara. The Tarahumara destroyed it in war with the Spanish in 1648, but it was later rebuilt.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "San Francisco de Borja". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. Principales resultados por localidad 2005 (ITER). Retrieved on October 25, 2008
  3. ^ Edward H. Spicer, Cycles of Conquest (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1962) p. 30