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Juan R. Escudero is one of the 81 municipalities of Guerrero, in south-western Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Tierra Colorada. The municipality covers an area of 652.6 km².

Juan R. Escudero
The municipal seat of Tierra Colorada
The municipal seat of Tierra Colorada
Municipality of Juan R. Escudero in Guerrero
Municipality of Juan R. Escudero in Guerrero
Juan R. Escudero is located in Mexico
Juan R. Escudero
Juan R. Escudero
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°41′N 98°26′W / 17.683°N 98.433°W / 17.683; -98.433Coordinates: 17°41′N 98°26′W / 17.683°N 98.433°W / 17.683; -98.433
Country Mexico
StateGuerrero
Municipal seatTierra Colorada
Government
 • Municipal PresidentPorfirio Muñoz Leyva (PRD)
Area
 • Total652.6 km2 (252.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total22,805
General Ambrosio Figueroa (La Venta) dam.

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 22,805.[1]

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GeographyEdit

Towns and villagesEdit

In 2005, the INEGI registered 33 localities in Juan R. Escudero. The largest are as follows:

Locality Population
Total Municipio 22,805
Tierra Colorada 10,502
La Palma 1,579
San Juan del Reparo Sur 1,059
El Terrero 5,000
Chacalapa de Bravos 902
San Juan del Reparo 869

AdministrationEdit

Municipal presidentsEdit

Municipal President Period
Juvencio Espíritu Ramírez (1969–1971)
Andrés Morales Santiago (1972–1974)
Celestino Vela García (1975–1977)
(1978–1980)
(1981–1983)
Rogelio Álvarez González (1984–1986)
Arquímedes Meza García (1987–1989)
Marcelino Arizmendi Flores (1990–1993)
Alejandro Sánchez Rodríguez (1993–1996)
José Jacobo Valle (1996–1999)
Antelmo Bello Hernández (1999–2002)
Ismael Pablo Avila Ramírez (2002–2005)
Héctor Vela Carbajal (2005–2008)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Juan R. Escudero". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on May 10, 2007. Retrieved December 23, 2008.