San Juan Cancuc

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San Juan Cancuc
Municipality
San Juan Cancuc is located in Mexico
San Juan Cancuc
San Juan Cancuc
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°54′N 92°22′W / 16.900°N 92.367°W / 16.900; -92.367Coordinates: 16°54′N 92°22′W / 16.900°N 92.367°W / 16.900; -92.367
Country Mexico
StateChiapas
Area
 • Total233.5 km2 (90.2 sq mi)
Population
(2010)
 • Total29,016

San Juan Cancuc is a town and one of the 119 Municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico.

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 29,016,[1] up from 20,688 as of 2005.[2] 99.8% of the population speaks an indigenous language. [3] It covers an area of 233.5 km2 (90.2 sq mi).


As of 2010, the town of San Juan Cancuc had a population of 6,327.[1] Other than the town of San Juan Cancuc, the municipality had 36 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Chiloljá (2,415), El Pozo (1,758), Nichteel San Antonio (1,726), and Chancolom (1,132), classified as rural.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "San Juan Cancuc". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. ^ "San Juan Cancuc". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Retrieved July 27, 2008.
  3. ^ "Google Translate". translate.google.com.