Morelos Municipality, Chihuahua

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Morelos
Municipality
Municipality of Morelos in Chihuahua
Municipality of Morelos in Chihuahua
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipal seat Morelos
Area
 • Total 1,336.8 km2 (516.1 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 7,172

Morelos is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in north-western Mexico. The municipal seat is Morelos. The municipality covers an area of 1336.8 km².

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 7,172.[1]

It is named after Independence War hero José María Morelos.

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Towns and villages[change | change source]

The municipality has 295 localities. They include:

Name Population
Morelos 735
Ciénega Prieta 371
El Tablón 346
Potrero de Los Bojórquez 314
Rancho Mesa los Leales 222
Total Municipality 7,172

References[change | change source]

  1. "Morelos". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 19, 2008.