Namiquipa

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Namiquipa
Municipal Seat
Municipality o Namiquipa in Chihuahua
Namiquipa is located in Mexico
Namiquipa
Namiquipa
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°15′01″N 107°24′33″W / 29.25028°N 107.40917°W / 29.25028; -107.40917
Kintra  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Namiquipa
Franciscan Mission 1763
Toun status 1778
Government
 • Municipal Preses Héctor Ariel Meixueiro Muñoz (PRI)
Elevation 1,888 m (6,194 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,718
Postal code 31960
Area code(s) 659
Demonym Namiquipense

Namiquipa is a toun in the Mexican state o Chihuahua. It serves as the municipal seat for the surroondin municipality o Namiquipa.

In the 2005 INEGI Census, the municipality reportit a total population o 20,314, o whom 1,718 livit in the municipal seat.[1]

The oreegin o the dounset is an indigenous veelage cried Namiquipa, whaur, in 1763, Franciscan missionaries established a mission cried San Pedro de Alcántara de Namiquipa. It wis given toun (villa) status in 1778.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Namiquipa". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 13, 2008.