Práxedis G. Guerrero Municipality

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Práxedis G. Guerrero
Municipality o Práxedis G. Guerrero in Chihuahua
Municipality o Práxedis G. Guerrero in Chihuahua
Práxedis G. Guerrero is locatit in Mexico
Práxedis G. Guerrero
Práxedis G. Guerrero
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 31°22′N 106°18′W / 31.367°N 106.300°W / 31.367; -106.300
Kintra Mexico
Municipal seatPráxedis G. Guerrero
Municipality creatit15 Februar 1859
Municipality dissolvit1893
Municipality restoredFebruar 1922
 • Total808.97 km2 (312.35 sq mi)
 • Tot4,799
Postal code
Aurie code(s)656

Práxedis G. Guerrero is ane o the 67 municipalities o Chihuahua, in northren Mexico. The municipal seat lees at Práxedis G. Guerrero, Chihuahua. The municipality covers an aurie o 808.97 km² an staunds on the US border close tae Ciudad Juárez.

Name[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality's name wis given tae it bi the State Congress in December 1983, tae honour the Revolutionary leader Práxedis G. Guerrero, who wis killed in action in Janos, Chihuahua, on 30 December 1910. It wis previously kent as San Ignacio.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2005, the municipality haed a total population o 8,514, wi 3,431 in the municipal seat.[1][2] Anerlie five years later, at the 2010 census, these figurs haed declined dramatically tae 4,799 for the municipality, an 2,128 for the municipal seat.

Práxedis G. Guerrero haes a vera law population that rarely grows. In fact, hintle o the population, abuin aw those o schuil age, leave for nearbi Ciudad Juárez, due tae the heicher level o economic activity there.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Touns an veelages[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality haes 27 localities. The lairgest are:

Name 2010 Census Population
Práxedis G. Guerrero 2,128
El Porvenir 1,253
Colonia Esperanza 710
Total Municipality 4,799

Adjacent municipalities an counties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Climate an ecology[eedit | eedit soorce]

The climate is extremely arid, wi vera heich temperaturs in the simmer an vera law temperaturs in the winter, wi extreme recordit temperaturs o 43°C an -23°C. It haes vera law levels o precipitation.

Its flora are plants typical o the desert, an its fauna includes species such as the puma or the coyote.

Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Municipal preses[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Práxedis G. Guerrero". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 19, 2008.
  2. (in Spaingie) Población total por municipio según grandes grupos de edad, 2005 INEGI.