Sitalá is a town and one of the 119 Municipalities of Chiapas, in southern Mexico. It is, lamentably, one of the poorest municipalities of Chiapas and Mexico.

Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°2′N 92°18′W
Country Mexico
  Total150 sq mi (390 km2)

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 12,269,[1] up from 7,959 as of 2005.[2] It covers an area of 178.9 km².

As of 2010, the town of Sitalá had a population of 1,738.[1] Other than the town of Sitalá, the municipality had 144 localities, none of which had a population over 1,000. The main economic activity is agriculture, and it is one of the most explotated oil regions of PEMEX [1]


  1. "Sitalá". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "Sitalá". 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 April 29, 2007. Retrieved August 3, 2008.

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