Bachíniva Municipality

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Municipality o Bachíniva in Chihuahua
Municipality o Bachíniva in Chihuahua
Bachíniva is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°48′N 107°53′W / 28.800°N 107.883°W / 28.800; -107.883
Kintra  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Bachíniva
 • Tot 1,691.9 km2 (653.2 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Tot 7,242

Bachíniva is a ane o the 67 municipalities o Chihuahua, in northren Mexico. The municipal seat lees at Bachíniva. The municipality covers an aurie o 1,691.9 km².

As o 2005, the municipality haed a total population o 7,242.[1]

The heid o the municipality wis foondit in 1660 bi the Orden de San Francisco de Asís, an wis oreeginally namit Santa María de Nativitas de Bachimba, which wis chyngit years later tae the current Bachíniva.[2]

Bachíniva is self-named the Apple Paradise, as it is home to many apple orchards. Many of the jobs in the municipality come from these orchards.

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