Múzquiz Municipality

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Múzquiz
Municipality
Municipality o Múzquiz in Coahuila
Múzquiz is located in Mexico
Múzquiz
Múzquiz
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°52′43″N 101°31′2″W / 27.87861°N 101.51722°W / 27.87861; -101.51722
Kintra Banner o Mexico Mexico
State Coahuila
Municipal seat Santa Rosa de Múzquiz
Area
 • Total 8,128.9 km2 (3,138.6 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 62,710

Múzquiz is a ane o the 38 municipalities o Coahuila, in north-eastren Mexico. The municipal seat lees at Santa Rosa de Múzquiz. The municipality covers an aurie o 8,128.9 km².

As o 2005, the municipality haed a total population o 62,710.[1] O these, 242 spoke an indigenous leid, primarily Kickapoo an Nahuatl.

It is namit for Melchor Múzquiz, Preses o the Republic in 1832, born in Santa Rosa in 1790.

Besides the seat, ither touns o note include the coal minin toun o Palaú (pop 16,000).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Múzquiz". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved November 8, 2008.