Guerrero Municipality, Chihuahua

Guerrero is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Vicente Guerrero (aka Ciudad Guerrero). The municipality covers an area of 5,603.6 km².

Guerrero
Municipal Palace
Municipal Palace
Coat of arms of Guerrero
Municipality of Guerrero in Chihuahua
Municipality of Guerrero in Chihuahua
Coordinates: 28°32′20″N 107°29′30″W / 28.53889°N 107.49167°W / 28.53889; -107.49167
Country Mexico
State Chihuahua
Founded1826
Named forVicente Guerrero
SeatVicente Guerrero
Largest cityLa Junta
Area
 • Total5,603.6 km2 (2,163.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total39,626
 • Density7.1/km2 (18/sq mi)

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 39,626,[1] up from 37,249 as of 2005.[2]

The municipality had 822 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: La Junta (8,930), Vicente Guerrero (7,751), Tomochi (2,818), classified as urban, and Basúchil (1,451), and Orozco (San Isidro Pascual Orozco) (1,263), classified as rural.[1]

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Towns and villages edit

The municipality has 462 localities. The largest are:

Name Population (2005)
La Junta 8,702
Guerrero 6,536
Tomochi 2,404
Basúchil 1,376
Calera 1,134
Pachera 848
Total Municipality 8,010

Municipal presidents edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Guerrero". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Guerrero". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on June 17, 2011. Retrieved September 29, 2008.