Coyame del Sotol Municipality

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Coyame del Sotol
Municipality
Municipality o Coyame del Sotol in Chihuahua
Coyame del Sotol Municipality is located in Mexico
Coyame del Sotol
Coyame del Sotol
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°27′41″N 105°05′50″W / 29.46139°N 105.09722°W / 29.46139; -105.09722
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State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Coyame
Area
 • Total 7,877 km2 (3,041 sq mi)
Elevation 1,220 m (4,000 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,681

Coyame del Sotol is a ane o the 67 municipalities o Chihuahua, in northren Mexico. The municipal seat lees at Coyame. The municipality covers an aurie o 7,877 km².

As of the 2010 census, the municipality had a total population of 1,681.[1]

Name[eedit | eedit soorce]

"Coyame" is the Apache toponym o a nearbi arroyo. "Sotol" is the local name for Dasylirion wheeleri, a flouerin desert plant, an for sotol, a destilled mezcal-like spirit made frae it.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Touns an veelages[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality haes 46 localities. These are the lairgest:

Village 2010 Census Population
Total Municipality 1,681
Coyame 709
San Pedro 235
La Paz de México 184
Cuchillo Parado 124

Adjacent municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 2010 census tables: INEGI |accessdate=April 29, 2011