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La Paz Municipality, Baja California Sur

La Paz
Seaside of La Paz
Seaside of La Paz
Coat of arms of La Paz
Coat of arms
Location of municipality in Baja California Sur
Location of municipality in Baja California Sur
Country Mexico
State Baja California Sur
Government
 • Municipal presidentVíctor Castro Cosío (PRD)
Area
 • Total20,274.98 km2 (7,828.21 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total290,286 [1]
 Data source: INEGI
Time zoneUTC−7 (Pacific (US Mountain))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (Pacific)
Website(in Spanish) Ayuntamiento de La Paz
Source: Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México

La Paz is a municipality of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. Its area of 20,275 km² (7,828.2 sq mi) makes it the municipality in Mexico with the fourth-largest area.[2] It had a population of 290,286 inhabitants in the 2015 census.[1] Its municipal seat, also named La Paz, is the state capital.

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1970 51,521—    
1980 130,427+153.2%
1990 160,970+23.4%
1995 182,418+13.3%
2000 196,907+7.9%
2005 219,596+11.5%
2010 251,871+14.7%
2015 290,286+15.3%
[3]

As of 2015, the municipality had a total population of 290,286. [1]

As of 2015, the city of La Paz had a population of 244,219.[1] Other than the city of La Paz, the municipality had 1,749 localities, the largest of which (with 2015 populations in brackets) were: Todos Santos (6,485), El Centenario (6,068), classified as urban, and El Pescadero (3,151), Chametla (2,734), Colonia Calafia (2,064), Melitón Albáñez Domínguez (2,140), and Los Barriles (1,174), classified as rural.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Poblacion Por Municipio, Superficie, Densidad De Poblacion" (PDF). Retrieved 2018-06-17.
  2. ^ (in Spanish) Los Municipios con Mayor y Menor Extensión Territorial Archived 2007-03-03 at the Wayback Machine, Instituto Nacional Para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal, SEGOB (Mexico.) Accessed on line 15-II-2008.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-15. Retrieved 2014-09-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "La Paz". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.

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