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Chihuahua is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat is the city of Chihuahua which is also the capital of Chihuahua State.

Chihuahua
City Hall of Chihuahua
Flag of Chihuahua
Flag
Coat of arms of Chihuahua
Coat of arms
Municipality of Chihuahua
Municipality of Chihuahua
Coordinates: 28°38′07″N 106°05′20″W / 28.63528°N 106.08889°W / 28.63528; -106.08889Coordinates: 28°38′07″N 106°05′20″W / 28.63528°N 106.08889°W / 28.63528; -106.08889
Country Mexico
StateChihuahua
Municipal seatChihuahua, Chih.
Municipality created7 August 1821
Government
 • Mayor of ChihuahuaMaría Eugenia Campos Galván (PAN)
Area
 • Total9,219.30 km2 (3,559.59 sq mi)
Elevation
1,440 m (4,720 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total819,543
Postal code
31000
Area code(s)614
Websitehttp://www.municipiochihuahua.gob.mx

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 819,543,[1] up from 758,791 as of 2005. It covers an area of 9219.30 km².

As of 2010, the city of Chihuahua had a population of 809,232,[1] up from 748,551 as of 2005. Other than the city of Chihuahua, the municipality had 888 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) was: El Sauz (1,499), classified as rural.[1]

GeographyEdit

 
Principal locations in Chihuahua Municipality.

The municipality includes 888 localities, the population of the principal ones are:

Locality Population
Total of Municipality 758,791
Chihuahua 748,518
El Sauz 1,541
Nuevo Delicias 722
San Isidro, Los Hoyos 628
La Casita 333
Nuevo Sacramento 322
Labor de Terrazas 313
Estación Terrazas 306
El Charco 263
Sacramento 229
Colonia Soto 195
Ciénega de Ortiz 53

ReferencesEdit

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