Salto de Agua is a town and one of the 119 Municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico.

Salto de Agua
Municipality
Salto de Agua is located in Mexico
Salto de Agua
Salto de Agua
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°33′N 92°20′W / 17.550°N 92.333°W / 17.550; -92.333Coordinates: 17°33′N 92°20′W / 17.550°N 92.333°W / 17.550; -92.333
Country Mexico
StateChiapas
Area
 • Total497.8 sq mi (1,289.2 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total57,253

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 57,253,[1] up from 49,300 as of 2005.[2] It covers an area of 1289.2 km².

Other than the town of Salto de Agua, the municipality had 387 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Egipto (1,419), Belisario Domínguez (1,393), San Miguel (1,373), Santa María (1,317), Ignacio Zaragoza (1,303), Río Jordán (1,197), Estrella de Belén (1,151), Jerusalén (1,151), Arroyo Palenque (1,137), and Cenobio Aguilar (La Trinidad) (1,006), classified as rural.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Salto de Agua". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Salto de Agua". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved July 27, 2008.