Francisco León, Chiapas

Francisco León is one of the 119 Municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico. It covers an area of 114.3 km². In 1982 parts of the municipality were buried in the eruption of El Chichón Volcano.

Francisco León
Municipality
Municipality of Francisco León in Chiapas
Francisco León
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°19′N 93°15′W
Country Mexico
StateChiapas
Area
  Total114.3 km2 (44.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
  Total7,000

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 7,000,[1] up from 5,236 as of 2005.[2]

The municipality had 50 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) was: San Miguel la Sardina (1,106), classified as rural.[1]

References

  1. "Francisco León". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Francisco León". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal / Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Retrieved July 25, 2008.


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