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Satevó Municipality

Satevó
Municipality of Satevó in Chihuahua
Municipality of Satevó in Chihuahua
Satevó is located in Mexico
Satevó
Satevó
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°57′15″N 106°6′23″W / 27.95417°N 106.10639°W / 27.95417; -106.10639
Country Mexico
StateChihuahua
Municipal seatSan Francisco Javier de Satevó
Area
 • Total2,185.1 km2 (843.7 sq mi)
Elevation
1,380 m (4,530 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,662
 • Density1.7/km2 (4.3/sq mi)
Websitewww.satevo.gob.mx

Satevó is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at San Francisco Javier de Satevó. The municipality covers an area of 2,185.1 km².

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 3,662,[1] down from 3,856 as of 2005.[2]

The municipality had 244 localities, none of which had a population over 1,000.[1]

Satevó began as a Jesuit mission to the Tarahumara in about 1640.[3]

Geography

Towns and villages

The municipality has 126 localities. The largest are:

Name Population (2005)
San Francisco Javier de Satevó 451
El Chamizal 244
La Joya 237
San José del Sitio 214
Babonoyaba 155
Los Veranos
Total Municipality 3,856

References

  1. ^ a b "Satevó". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Satevó". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on June 17, 2011. Retrieved October 25, 2008.
  3. ^ Edward C. Spicer, Cycles of COnquest (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1962) p. 29