Satevó Municipality

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]

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°WCoordinates: 27°57′15″N 106°6′23″W / 27.95417°N 106.10639°W
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

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
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