Juárez Municipality, Chihuahua

in Chihuahua State, Mexico

Juárez is a one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat is Ciudad Juárez. The municipality's land area is 4,853 km2 (1,874 sq mi).

Juárez
Official seal of Juárez
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Municipality of Juárez in Chihuahua
Municipality of Juárez in Chihuahua
Country Mexico
StateChihuahua
Municipal seatCiudad Juárez
FoundedJanuary 5, 1826
Government
 • Municipal presidentJosé Reyes Ferriz
Area
 • Total4,853 km2 (1,874 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,332,131

In the 2010 INEGI Census, the municipality reported a population of 1,332,131, of whom 1,321,004 (over 99%) lived in the municipal seat.[1]

The municipality is named for 19th-century president Benito Juárez, as is the city of Ciudad Juárez.

GeographyEdit

Towns and villagesEdit

The municipality has 147 localities. They include:

Name 2010 Census Population
Ciudad Juárez 1,321,004
San Isidro 3,483
Loma Blanca 2,169
Samalayuca 1,474
San Agustín 1,359
Total Municipality 1,332,131

Bordering municipalities and countiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Juárez". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 25, 2008.