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.

Allende Municipality
Location of Allende in Chihuahua
Location of Allende in Chihuahua
Coordinates: 26°56′N 105°24′W / 26.933°N 105.400°W / 26.933; -105.400Coordinates: 26°56′N 105°24′W / 26.933°N 105.400°W / 26.933; -105.400
Country Mexico
State Chihuahua
Named forIgnacio Allende
SeatValle de Allende
Largest cityValle de Allende
 • Municipal presidentMauro Pablo Vázquez Ramírez (PRI)
 • Total2,471.3 km2 (954.2 sq mi)
 • Total8,409
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)


As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 8,409,[1] 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.[1]

Towns and villagesEdit

Name Population (2005)
Valle de Allende 3 976
Pueblito de Allende 1 460
Talamantes 496
Colonia Búfalo 307
Total Municipality 8,263


  1. ^ a b "Allende". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.

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