Camargo Municipality, Chihuahua

Camargo is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Santa Rosalía de Camargo. The municipality covers an area of 16,066 km².

Camargo
Municipality
Coat of arms of Camargo
Coat of arms
Municipality of Camargo in Chihuahua
Municipality of Camargo in Chihuahua
Camargo is located in Mexico
Camargo
Camargo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°41′N 105°10′W / 27.683°N 105.167°W / 27.683; -105.167Coordinates: 27°41′N 105°10′W / 27.683°N 105.167°W / 27.683; -105.167
Country Mexico
StateChihuahua
Municipal seatSanta Rosalía de Camargo
Area
 • Total16,066 km2 (6,203 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total48,748

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 48,748,[1] up from 47,209 as of 2005.[2]

The municipality had 623 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) was: Santa Rosalía de Camargo (40,221), classified as urban.[1]

The municipality has the second-largest land area in the state (after Ahumada), and is also one of the largest in all of Mexico. It is almost all very sparsely populated except for the city of Santa Rosalía de Camargo, which is the seventh-largest community in the state in population with around 40,000.

GeographyEdit

Towns and villagesEdit

Name Population (2005)
Camargo 39,149
La Perla 898
San Ignacio 618
Total Municipality 47,209

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Camargo". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Camargo". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2008-08-18.