Valle de Allende
Valle de Allende is the municipal seat and largest city of the municipality of Allende in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Originally named Valle de San Bartolomé for Bartholomew the Apostle, it was founded in 1569 by Franciscan friars. The city is one of the oldest in Chihuahua.
As of 2010, Valle de Allende had a population of 4,185.
Valle de Allende was the location of the fall, in 1969, of a scientifically important meteorite (known as Allende) that has become the most studied meteorite.
Notable people from Valle de AllendeEdit
- Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo - Governor of New Mexico and later US Senator.
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