Tecámac

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Tecámac
Official seal of Tecámac
Seal
Location of the municipality in Mexico State
Location of the municipality in Mexico State
Tecámac is located in Mexico
Tecámac
Tecámac
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°42′47″N 98°58′06″W / 19.71306°N 98.96833°W / 19.71306; -98.96833Coordinates: 19°42′47″N 98°58′06″W / 19.71306°N 98.96833°W / 19.71306; -98.96833
Country Mexico
StateState of Mexico State of Mexico
RegionEcatepec Region
Metro areaGreater Mexico City
Municipal StatusSeptember 12, 1825[1]
Municipal SeatTecámac de Felipe Villanueva
Government
 • TypeAyuntamiento
 • Municipal PresidentRocío Díaz Montoya
Area
 • Total157.34 km2 (60.75 sq mi)
 • Land157.34 km2 (60.75 sq mi)
 • Water0.00 km2 (0.00 sq mi)
Elevation
2,260 m (7,410 ft)
Population
(2010)
 • Total364,579
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Postal code (of seat)
55740
Area code(s)55
DemonymTecamaquense
WebsiteOfficial website (in Spanish)

Tecámac is a municipality in State of Mexico in Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 157.34 km². The municipal seat lies in the town (locality) of Tecámac de Felipe Villanueva. Its largest town, Ojo de Agua, with a population of 242,283 inhabitants, is the largest locality in Mexico that is not a municipal seat.

As of the 2010 census, the municipality had a total population of 364,579 inhabitants.[2]

Geography[edit]

Urban park in Ojo de Agua, Tecámac.

The town of Tecámac de Villanueva, a municipal seat, has governing jurisdiction over the following communities: Ozumbilla, Santa María Ajoloapan, San Lucas Xolox, Los Reyes Acozac and Ojo de Agua. The total municipality extends 157.34 km2 and borders with the municipalities of Zumpango, Temascalapa, Tonanitla, Teotihuacán and Ecatepec de Morelos.

Politics[edit]

Municipality House in Tecámac de Villanueva.
Mayor Time
Aaron Urbina Bedolla 2012–2015
Rocío Díaz Montoya 2016–

Demography[edit]

The largest localities (cities, towns, and villages) are:[3]

Populated place 2010 Census Population
Ojo de Agua 242,283
San Martín Azcatepec 35,390
Los Reyes Acozac 21,910
Santa María Ajoloapan 17,784
Tecámac de Felipe Villanueva 15,911
San Lucas Xolox 20,478
Fraccionamiento Social Progresivo Santo Tomás Chiconautla 15,061
Total Municipality 364,590

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bando Municipal de Tecámac 2015" (PDF). H. Ayuntamiento de Tecámac 2013-2015. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
  2. ^ "Tecámac". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on May 20, 2007. Retrieved June 6, 2009.
  3. ^ 2010 census tables: INEGI Archived 2013-05-02 at the Wayback Machine.