Cucurpe Municipality

Cucurpe Municipality is a municipality in Sonora in north-western Mexico.[1]

Cucurpe
Location of the municipality in Sonora
Location of the municipality in Sonora
Coordinates: 30°20′N 110°43′W / 30.333°N 110.717°W / 30.333; -110.717Coordinates: 30°20′N 110°43′W / 30.333°N 110.717°W / 30.333; -110.717
Country Mexico
StateSonora
Area
 • Total1,778.55 km2 (686.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total798
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (No DST)

Area and PopulationEdit

The total area of the municipality is 1,778.55 square kilometers, which represents 0.96% of the state total and 0.09% of the national total. The population of the municipality was 937 inhabitants in the 2000 census and 798 inhabitants in the 2005 second count.[2] The population of the municipal seat was 487 in 2000.[3][4] The negative population growth is due to the high migration from this municipality, the deficient educational infrastructure, and the lack of sources of work.

Municipal boundariesEdit

The municipality has boundaries with Imuris in the north, Arizpe in the east, Opodepe in the south, Santa Ana in the west, Magdalena de Kino in the northwest.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "-". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on July 31, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2010.
  2. ^ Cucurpe Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine @ Enciclopedia de los Municipios de Mexico (Spanish)
  3. ^ INEGI Archived August 24, 2007, at the Wayback Machine (Spanish)
  4. ^ Map with Marco geoestadístico municipal Archived 2012-09-02 at the Wayback Machine Mapa Digital de México @ INEGI (Spanish)