Villaldama, Nuevo León

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Villaldama
Municipality and town
Villaldama is located in Mexico
Villaldama
Villaldama
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 26°30′N 100°26′W / 26.500°N 100.433°W / 26.500; -100.433
Country  Mexico
State Nuevo León
Municipal seat Ciudad Villaldama
Area
 • Total 860.9 km2 (332.4 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,247

Villaldama is a municipality in the state of Nuevo Leon, Mexico extending over 870.5 km². Ciudad Villaldama is its principal town and seat of government. It is located in the northern part of the state, coordinates 26º30´ N and 100º25´ W., with an elevation of 420 m above sea level. It limits to the north with the municipality of Lampazos de Naranjo and to the south with Salinas Victoria; to the east with Sabinas Hidalgo and the west with Bustamante. It is located approximately 96 km from Monterrey, the state capital.

Population[edit]

Per the 2000 federal census, there were 4,247 people living in the municipality of Villadama, of which 2,114 were male and 2,133 were female.

Climate[edit]

The climate is extreme and arid, with high temperatures and low precipitation. The mean annual temperature is 25 °C. Summer temperatures range from 39 to 43 °C. Winter temperatures can reach -4 °C. Average annual precipitation is 500 mm. However, rainfall can be as high as 750 mm during rainy periods and as low as 340 mm during dry seasons.

Main Population Centers[edit]

The municipality of Villaldama has 43 population centers, the principal ones being:

  • Ciudad Villaldama. Main population center and seat of municipal government. Pop. 3,000 (approx.), located 96 km from Monterrey, the state capitol.
  • El Potrero. Pop. 733, located 12 km from Ciudad Villaldama.
  • Santa Fe. Pop. 203, located 5 km from Ciudad Villaldama...

External links[edit]

  • Villaldama Website [1]

Coordinates: 26°30′N 100°26′W / 26.500°N 100.433°W / 26.500; -100.433