Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas

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Ciudad Hidalgo
(umwhile: Mariscal; Mariscal Suchiate; Suchiate)
Ceety & Municipal seat
Municipality o Suchiate in Chiapas
Ciudad Hidalgo is located in Mexico
Ciudad Hidalgo
Ciudad Hidalgo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 14°40′45″N 92°08′59″W / 14.67917°N 92.14972°W / 14.67917; -92.14972
Kintra  Mexico
State Chiapas
Municipality Suchiate
Foondit 1882
Veelage status 4 Julie 1925
Ceety status 24 Julie 1952
Elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,606
Postal code 30840
Area code(s) 962

Ciudad Hidalgo is a ceety in the Mexican state o Chiapas. It serves as the municipal seat o the surroondin municipality o Suchiate. In the 2010 INEGI Census, it reportit a population o 14,606 inhabitants.[1] It is the soothmaist municipal seat in Mexico, an its municipality is the soothmaist in Mexico an aw.

It is the main crossin point on the internaitional border wi Guatemala. The Puente Rodolfo Robles [2] ower the Río Suchiate joins it wi the Guatemalan ceety o Ciudad Tecún Umán in the municipality o Ayutla, San Marcos depairtment. There is a railwey brig an aw.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ciudad Hidalgo wis foondit in 1882 bi a group o settlers frae Ayutla, San Marcos, who did no wish tae remain on the Guatemalan side o the border follaein adoption o the border treaty o 27 September 1882 atween the naitions. The new dounset arose on wha haed been a hacienda cried Los Cerros; it wis kent as either Suchiate, efter the Río Suchiate, or Ignacio Mariscal, efter a local laundawner. On 4 Julie 1925 Suchiate wis given veelage (pueblo) status an the municipality o Suchiate wis formit. On 24 Julie 1952, unner Govrenor Francisco J. Grajales, the toun o Suchiate wis given ceety status an its name chyngit tae Ciudad Hidalgo, in honour o Fr. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla.[3]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 2010 census tables: INEGI
  2. Dr. Rodolpho Robles Bridge
  3. INAFED. "Suchiate". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Retrieved 2008-11-02.