Práxedis G. Guerrero, Chihuahua

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Práxedis Gilberto Guerrero
Toun
Bust o the toun's namesake in the central plaza
Municipality o Práxedis G. Guerrero in Chihuahua
Práxedis Gilberto Guerrero is located in Mexico
Práxedis Gilberto Guerrero
Práxedis Gilberto Guerrero
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 31°22′22″N 106°00′20″W / 31.37278°N 106.00556°W / 31.37278; -106.00556
Kintra  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Práxedis G. Guerrero
Founded 1849
Area
 • Total 808.97 km2 (312.35 sq mi)
Elevation 1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,128
Postal code 32780
Area code(s) 656
Website http://www.mpiopraxedisguerrero.gob.mx

Práxedis Gilberto Guerrero http://www.mpiopraxedisguerrero.gob.mx is the municipal seat o the municipality o Práxedis G. Guerrero in the northren Mexican state o Chihuahua.

In the 2005 Census, the toun reportit a population o 3,431.[1][2] Anerlie five years later, at the 2010 census, the population haed declined dramatically tae 2,128 inhabitants.[3]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun wis foondit in 1849, as San Ignacio, bi the priest Ramón Ortiz. The oreeginal settlers wur a group o fowk frae Texas an New Mexico, who did no wish tae remain in the Unitit States follaein the cession o those territories unner the 1848 Treaty o Guadalupe Hidalgo.[4]

Its current name wis given tae it by the State Congress in December 1983, tae honour the Revolutionary leader Práxedis G. Guerrero, who wis killed in action in Janos, Chihuahua, on 30 December 1910.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Práxedis G. Guerrero". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2008-10-24. 
  2. (Spainyie) Población total por municipio según grandes grupos de edad, 2005 INEGI.
  3. 2010 census tables: INEGI
  4. "Práxedis G. Guerrero". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2008-10-24. 
  5. "Reseña histórica". Municipio de Práxedis G. Guerrero. Retrieved 2008-10-24.