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

Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°51′N 92°25′W
Country Mexico
  Total28 sq mi (72 km2)

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 43,350,[1] up from 33,780 as of 2005.[2] It covers an area of 72 km².

As of 2010, the town of Oxchuc had a population of 6,675.[1] Other than the town of Oxchuc, the municipality had 152 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 populations in parentheses) were: Yoshib (3,722), classified as urban, and Mesbilja (1,793), El Tzay (1,594), and Tzopilja (1,245), classified as rural.[1]


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