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Madera
Municipality

Coat of arms
Municipality o Madera in Chihuahua
Madera is located in Mexico
Madera
Madera
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°12′N 108°8′W / 29.200°N 108.133°W / 29.200; -108.133
Kintra  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Madera
Area
 • Total 8,158.8 km2 (3,150.1 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 32,031

Madera is ane o the 67 municipalities o Chihuahua, in the Sierra Nevada muntains of northren Mexico. The municipal seat lees at Madera. The municipality covers an aurie o 8,158.8 km².

As o 2005, the municipality haed a total population o 32,031.[1]

The economy is primarily based on loggin, madera meanin firth in Spainyie. There is some agricultur an cattle ranches in the municipality an aw.

The municipality is kent for its caves an pairks anaw an athin a 50 km radius o the toun there are mony caves featurin pre-Columbie airtwirks.

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Touns an veelages[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality haes 226 localities. The lairgest are:

Name Population
Madera 15,267
El Largo Maderal 4,021
Nicolás Bravo 2680
Las Varas 1429
Mesa del Huracán 1355
La Norteña 975
Nuevo Madera 450
Total Municipality 32,031

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Madera". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 13, 2008.