Ángel Albino Corzo

Ángel Albino Corzo is one of the 122 municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico. It covers an area of 1748.81 km². Its municipal seat is the town of Jaltenango de la Paz.

Ángel Albino Corzo
Municipality of Ángel Albino Corzo in Chiapas
Municipality of Ángel Albino Corzo in Chiapas
Ángel Albino Corzo is located in Mexico
Ángel Albino Corzo
Ángel Albino Corzo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°32′N 92°26′W / 16.533°N 92.433°W / 16.533; -92.433Coordinates: 16°32′N 92°26′W / 16.533°N 92.433°W / 16.533; -92.433
Country Mexico
StateChiapas
Municipal seatJaltenango de la Paz
Municipality created24 February 1933
Area
 • Total1,748.81 km2 (675.22 sq mi)
Elevation
644 m (2,113 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total26,628
 • Density15/km2 (39/sq mi)

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 26,628,[1] up from 21,848 as of 2005.[2]

The municipality had 199 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Jaltenango de la Paz (10,427), Nueva Palestina (3,475), classified as urban, and Querétaro (2,203), Francisco I. Madero (1,819), Nueva Colombia (1,568), and Nueva Independencia (1,283), classified as rural.[1]

The municipality was created on 24 February 1933 during the administration of Governor Victórico R. Grajales. It was named for 19th-century Chiapas politician Ángel Albino Corzo (after whom Chiapa de Corzo was also named).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Angel Albino Corzo". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Ángel Albino Corzo". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. INAFED. Retrieved July 25, 2008.