Nicolás Ruiz

Nicolás Ruíz is a town and one of the 119 municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico.

Nicolás Ruíz
Nicolás Ruíz
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°26′N 92°35′W
Country Mexico
Settled25 February 1868
  Total137 km2 (53 sq mi)

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 4,317,[1] up from 3,135 as of 2005.[2] It covers an area of 137 km².

As of 2010, the town of Nicolás Ruíz had a population of 4,277,[1] up from 3,015 as of 2005.[2] Other than the town of Nicolás Ruíz, the municipality had 2 localities, neither of which had a population over 1,000.[1]

The settlement was originally known as San Diego de la Reforma; it acquired its present name on 14 February 1934 to honor 19th-century Governor of Chiapas Nicolás Ruiz.


  1. "Nicolás Ruíz". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Nicolás Ruíz". 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 March 15, 2008. Retrieved August 2, 2008.

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