Bachíniva Municipality

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Bachíniva
Municipality
Municipality o Bachíniva in Chihuahua
Municipality o Bachíniva in Chihuahua
Bachíniva is locatit in Mexico
Bachíniva
Bachíniva
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°48′N 107°53′W / 28.800°N 107.883°W / 28.800; -107.883
Kintra Mexico
StateChihuahua
Municipal seatBachíniva
Area
 • Total1,691.9 km2 (653.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Tot7,242

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 tot 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 tae mony aiple orchards. Mony o the jobs in the municipality come frae thir orchards.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Bachiniva". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved August 18, 2008.
  2. http://www.bachiniva.gob.mx/Contenido/plantilla5.asp?cve_canal=5704&Portal=bachiniva