La Independencia, Chiapas

La Independencia is a town and one of the 119 Municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico.

La Independencia
Municipality
La Independencia is located in Mexico
La Independencia
La Independencia
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°13′0″N 91°50′0″W / 16.21667°N 91.83333°W / 16.21667; -91.83333Coordinates: 16°13′0″N 91°50′0″W / 16.21667°N 91.83333°W / 16.21667; -91.83333
Country Mexico
StateChiapas
Area
 • Total658.0 sq mi (1,704.1 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total41,266

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 41,266,[1] up from 32,245 as of 2005.[2] It covers an area of 1704.1 km².


As of 2010, the town of La Independencia had a population of 3,041.[1] Other than the town of La Independencia, the municipality had 122 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: El Triunfo (5,478), Venustiano Carranza (5,081), classified as urban, and San Antonio Buenavista (1,887), La Patria (1,616), Francisco Sarabia (1,499), Río Blanco (1,433), Buenavista (1,403), Emiliano Zapata (1,234), and Ojo de Agua (1,119), classified as rural.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "La Independencia". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. ^ "La Independencia". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Retrieved July 25, 2008.