Allende Municipality, Chihuahua
Allende Municipality (Spanish: Municipio de Allende) is one of 67 municipalities in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, located in the southeastern portion of the state. Valle de Allende is its municipal seat and largest city. Its main claim to fame is the 1969 fall of the Allende meteorite.
Location of Allende in Chihuahua
|Named for||Ignacio Allende|
|Seat||Valle de Allende|
|Largest city||Valle de Allende|
|• Municipal president||Mauro Pablo Vázquez Ramírez (PRI)|
|• Total||2,471.3 km2 (954.2 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 8,409, up from 8,263 as of 2005.
The municipality had 146 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Valle de Ignacio Allende (4,185), classified as urban, and Pueblito de Allende (1,381), classified as rural.
Towns and villagesEdit
|Valle de Allende||3 976|
|Pueblito de Allende||1 460|
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