Cuauhtémoc Municipality, Colima

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Cuauhtémoc
Coat of arms of Cuauhtémoc
Coat of arms
Municipality of Cuauhtémoc in the state of Colima
Municipality of Cuauhtémoc in the state of Colima
Cuauhtémoc is located in Mexico
Cuauhtémoc
Cuauhtémoc
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°19′41″N 103°36′10″W / 19.32806°N 103.60278°W / 19.32806; -103.60278Coordinates: 19°19′41″N 103°36′10″W / 19.32806°N 103.60278°W / 19.32806; -103.60278
Country Mexico
StateColima
Municipal seatCuauhtémoc, Col.
Municipality created15 January 1915
Area
 • Total373.2 km2 (144.1 sq mi)
Elevation
940 m (3,080 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total25,576
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Postal code
28500
Area code(s)312

Cuauhtémoc is a municipality in the Mexican state of Colima. Its municipal seat is the city of Cuauhtémoc, Colima.

The municipality of Cuauhtémoc covers a total surface area of 373.2 km². In the 2005 INEGI Census, it reported a total population of 25,576 (down from 26,771 five year earlier), of whom 7,513 lived in the municipal seat.

The municipality was created on 15 January 1915. Its name honours the last tlatoani of the Aztec people, Cuauhtemoc.

Settlements in the municipality[edit]

All the municipality's other settlements have fewer than 1,000 inhabitants.

References[edit]

  • "Cuauhtémoc, Col". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. INAFED. Archived from the original on 2011-06-17. Retrieved 2008-11-03.