Carichí

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Carichí
Toun
Municipality o Carichí in Chihuahua
Municipality o Carichí in Chihuahua
Carichí is located in Mexico
Carichí
Carichí
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°55′N 107°03′W / 27.917°N 107.050°W / 27.917; -107.050
Kintra Mexico
StateChihuahua
MunicipalityCarichí
Elevation
2080 m (6,820 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total1,478
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
DemonymCarichiteco

Carichí is a toun in the Mexican state o Chihuahua. It serves as the municipal seat o the surroondin municipality o the same name.

The toun wis foondit as a Jesuit mission (Misión de Jesús de Carachí) on 18 November 1675. Its name comes frae the Tarahumara name Güerocarichí. Prior tae 24 August 1982, the toun wis offeecially kent bi the alternative name Carichic.

The 2005 INEGI census population wis 1,478.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Carichí". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 23 Februar 2007. Retrieved 22 August 2008.