Namiquipa

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Namiquipa
Municipality o Namiquipa in Chihuahua
Municipality o Namiquipa in Chihuahua
Namiquipa is locatit in Mexico
Namiquipa
Namiquipa
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°15′01″N 107°24′33″W / 29.25028°N 107.40917°W / 29.25028; -107.40917
Kintra Mexico
StateChihuahua
MunicipalityNamiquipa
Franciscan Mission1763
Toun status1778
Govrenment
 • Municipal PresesHéctor Ariel Meixueiro Muñoz (PRI)
Elevation
1,888 m (6,194 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Tot1,718
Postal code
31960
Aurie code(s)659
DemonymNamiquipense

Namiquipa is a toun in the Mexican state o Chihuahua. It serves as the municipal seat for the surroondin municipality o Namiquipa.

In the 2005 INEGI Census, the municipality reportit a tot population o 20,314, o whom 1,718 livit in the municipal seat.[1]

The oreegin o the dounset is an indigenous veelage cried Namiquipa, whaur, in 1763, Franciscan missionaries established a mission cried San Pedro de Alcántara de Namiquipa. It wis gien toun (villa) status in 1778.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Namiquipa". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 13, 2008.