Casas Grandes Municipality

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Casas Grandes
Municipio libre (municipality)
Municipio de Casas Grandes
Coat of airms o Casas Grandes
Coat airms
Location athin the state o Chihuahua
Location athin the state o Chihuahua
Casas Grandes is located in Mexico
Casas Grandes
Casas Grandes
location o cabecera municipal athin Mexico
Coordinates (municipal seat): 30°22′31″N 107°56′54″W / 30.37528°N 107.94833°W / 30.37528; -107.94833
KintraMexico
StateChihuahua
Settlement foondit1661
Municipality creatit1820
Foondit biCaiptain Andrés Gracia
Cabecera municipal (Municipal seat)Casas Grandes
localidades (localities)
Govrenment
election held 1 Julie 2007
 • TeepH. Ayuntamiento Municipal
(municipal govrenment)
 • Presidente MunicipalDagoberto Quintana Cano (PAN)
Area
 • Municipio libre (municipality)3719 km2 (1,436 sq mi)
 • Urban
3.82 km2 (1.47 sq mi)
Elevation1480 m (4,860 ft)
Population
 (2005)[2]
 • Municipio libre (municipality)8,413
 • Density2.3/km2 (5.9/sq mi)
 data frae II Conteo de Población y Vivienda
Time zoneUTC-7 (Tiempo de la Montaña
(Mountain Time))
códigos postales (postal codes)
31850 through to 31863
Area code(s)636
INEGI state code08
INEGI municipality code013
Websitehttp://www.casasgrandes.gob.mx

Casas Grandes Municipality is locatit in the northren Mexican state o Chihuahua. The municipal seat is the toun o Casas Grandes.

The pre-Columbie airchaeological zone Casas Grandes an its central steid, efter which the municipality is namit, is locatit athin the municipality's territory. The steid o Casas Grandes, alternatively kent as Paquimé, is ane o the maist significant pre-Columbie cultural an airchaeological steids in the region o northwastren Mexico an the soothwastren Unitit States kent in some archaeological contexts as the Oasisamerica cultur aurie.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality o Casas Grandes is situatit in the northwastren sector o Chihuahua state, the lairgest state o Mexico bi aurie. (Pueblo de) Casas Grandes, the municipal caipital an its maist populous localidad (locality or dounset), is approximately 359 kilometre (223 mi) tae the northwast o the state's caipital, the ceety o Chihuahua. Casas Grandes is bundit bi the municipalities o Janos tae the north, Galeana, Nuevo Casas Grandes an Madera, Chihuahua tae the east, an Ignacio Zaragoza tae the sooth. On its wastren flank Casas Grandes adjoins municipalities athin the state o Sonora.[3]

Touns an veelages[eedit | eedit soorce]

Village Population
Tot Municipality 8,413
Casas Grandes 3,835
Colonia Juárez 1,046
Mata Ortiz 955
Sección Enríquez 522

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Elevation given is that of the municipal seat and largest settlement, Pueblo de Casas Grandes. Source: INAFED (2005)
  2. INEGI (2006)
  3. INAFED (2005)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

INAFED (Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal) (2005). "Casas Grandes, Estado de Chihuahua". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México (online version at E-Local ed.). INAFED, Secretaría de Gobernación. Archived frae the original on 17 Juin 2011. Retrieved 11 August 2008. (in Spaingie)
INEGI (Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática) (2006). "Estado de Chihuahua: Población total, edad mediana y relación hombres-mujeres por municipio según sexo" (PDF). II Conteo de Población y Vivienda 2005. Resultados definitivos. Tabulados básicos. INEGI.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link) (in Spaingie)