Villaflores, Chiapas

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Villaflores
Municipality
Villaflores is located in Mexico
Villaflores
Villaflores
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 15°46′N 92°16′W / 15.767°N 92.267°W / 15.767; -92.267Coordinates: 15°46′N 92°16′W / 15.767°N 92.267°W / 15.767; -92.267
Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
Area
 • Total 476 sq mi (1,232 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 98,618

Villaflores is a city and municipio (municipality) in the state of Chiapas, southern Mexico, and the name of its largest settlement and seat of the municipal government. Situated in the Sierra Madre de Chiapas range, the municipality has an area of approximately 1232km² at an average elevation of 540m above mean sea level.[1]

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 98,618.[2]

As of 2010, the city of Villaflores had a population of 37,237.[2] Other than the city of Villaflores, the municipality had 1,588 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Jesús María Garza (6,724), Cristóbal Obregón (4,664), Guadalupe Victoria (Lázaro Cárdenas) (3,583), Benito Juárez (3,567), Cuauhtémoc (3,084), Nuevo México (3,014), Doctor Domingo Chanona (2,962), Villa Hidalgo (2,502), classified as urban, and Roblada Grande (1,729), Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez (1,663), Francisco Villa (1,360), Libertad Melchor Ocampo (1,324), Agrónomos Mexicanos (1,202), Dieciséis de Septiembre (1,177), Ignacio Zaragoza (1,055), and Calzada Larga (1,049), classified as rural.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ INAFED (2005)
  2. ^ a b c "Villaflores". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 

References[edit]

INAFED (Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal) (2005). "Villaflores, Estado de Chiapas". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México (in Spanish) (online version at E-Local ed.). INAFED, Secretaría de Gobernación, Estado de Chiapas. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 
INEGI (Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática) (2006). "Chiapas: Población total por municipio, edad desplegada y grupos quinquenales de edad según sexo" (PDF). II Conteo de Población y Vivienda 2005. Resultados definitivos. Tabulados básicos (in Spanish). INEGI. Retrieved 2008-07-08. 

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