Hopelchén Municipality

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Hopelchén
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Hopelchén is locatit in Mexico
Hopelchén
Hopelchén
Coordinates: 19°44′41″N 89°50′42″W / 19.74472°N 89.84500°W / 19.74472; -89.84500
Kintra Mexico
StateCampeche
Municipal seatHopelchén
Govrenment
 • Municipal presesJulio Alberto Sansores Sansores (2006–09)
Area
 • Total7,460.27 km2 (2,880.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot37,777
 • Density5.1/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Spainyie foondation1621
Ceety status26 Februar 1959
Wabsteidwww.hopelchen.gob.mx

Hopelchén (Yucatec Maya: "place o five wells") is ane o the 11 municipalities in the Mexican state o Campeche. It is situatit inland in the north o the state. The municipal seat, an lairgest dounset, is the ceety o Hopelchén.

History an geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality o Hopelchén is bordered tae the north an east bi the state o Yucatán; tae the sooth bi the municipality o Calakmul, an tae the wast bi the municipalities o Champotón, Campeche, Tenabo an Hecelchakán.

It covers 7,460.27 km², accoontin for 13% o the state's tot surface aurie.

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The 2005 INEGI census reportit a population o 34,687, doun frae 36,271 in 1990. O the 1990 figure, 17,664 spoke ane o several indigenous leids, predominantly Yucatec Maya wi 14,983 an Ch'ol wi 2,039; the tot nummer o indigenous leid speakers haed fawen tae 15,416 bi 2005. Bi the 2010 census, the population haed increased back up tae 37,777 indwallers.

Touns an veelages[eedit | eedit soorce]

The lairgest localities (ceeties, touns, an veelages) are:[1]

Name 2010 Census Population
Hopelchén 7,295
Bolonchén de Rejón 3,975
Vicente Guerrero 3,198
Dzibalchén 2,340
Ukum 2,019
Xmabén 1,228
Suc-Tuc 1,179
Chunchintok 1,086
Becanchén 997
Ich-Ek 970
Xcupil 881
Tot Municipality 37,777

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Climate data for Hopelchén
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average heich °C (°F) 29.5
(85.1)
31.2
(88.2)
33.4
(92.1)
35.5
(95.9)
36
(97)
34.4
(93.9)
33.8
(92.8)
33.7
(92.7)
33.0
(91.4)
31.7
(89.1)
30.1
(86.2)
29.2
(84.6)
32.6
(90.8)
Average law °C (°F) 14.8
(58.6)
15.1
(59.2)
16.7
(62.1)
18.2
(64.8)
19.2
(66.6)
19.0
(66.2)
18.8
(65.8)
19
(66)
18.7
(65.7)
18
(64)
16.0
(60.8)
14.8
(58.6)
17.4
(63.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 28
(1.1)
25
(1)
23
(0.9)
41
(1.6)
97
(3.8)
170
(6.8)
140
(5.4)
180
(6.9)
230
(8.9)
120
(4.6)
51
(2)
28
(1.1)
1,133
(44.1)
Source: Weatherbase[2]

Heritage[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Maya airchaeological steids o Chunan-Tunich, Dzibilnocac, Santa Rosa Xtampak, Hochob an Pak-Chén are locatit in the municipality. It is home tae twa cave complexes an aw: Chuncedro an Xtacumbilxuna’an

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 2010 census tables: INEGI
  2. "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Hopelchén, Campeche". Weatherbase. 2011. Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]