Jiquipilas is a town and one of the 119 Municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico.

Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°40′6″N 93°38′40″W
Country Mexico
  Total462.3 sq mi (1,197.3 km2)

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 37,818,[1] up from 34,937 as of 2005.[2] It covers an area of 1197.3 km².

As of 2010, the town of Jiquipilas had a population of 9,894.[1] Other than the town of Jiquipilas, the municipality had 580 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Tierra y Libertad (2,600), classified as urban, and José María Pino Suárez (2,091), Tiltepec (2,007), Vicente Guerrero (1,383), Cuauhtémoc (1,300), Julián Grajales (1,293), Quintana Roo (1,243), and Nueva Palestina (1,116), classified as rural.[1]


  1. "Jiquipilas". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Jiquipilas". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved July 25, 2008.
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