Casas Grandes ( Spanish: Casas Grandes ) is a municipality in Mexico , Chihuahua with an administrative center in the village of the same name . The population according to the 2010 census was 10 587 people.
|Municipality of Mexico (AE Level 2)|
|Spanish Casas grandes|
|Adm. Centre||Casas Grandes (5256 people, 50%)|
|Population ( ▲ 2010 , census)||10 587 people [one]|
|Density||2.8 people / km²|
• highest point
Ejido Las Playas (2500 m )
|Geographic Center Coordinates|
|29 ° 45 '- 30 ° 41' N |
107 ° 54 '- 108 ° 38' W
|Chairman (2018–2021)||Yesenia Guadalupe Reyes Calsadias ( PAN )|
|Timezone||UTC − 7 , summer UTC-6|
|Telephone code||+52 636|
|State Map Position|
The name Casas Grandes can be translated from Spanish as large houses . The great houses of Francisco de Ibarra called the pyramids in the nearby city of the Indians of Pacima when he explored these lands in 1565 .
The area of the municipality is 3755 km², which is 1.52% of the state’s total area  , and the highest point is 2500 meters, located in the settlement of Ejido las Playas  .
It borders with other municipalities of the state of Chihuahua: in the north of Hanos , in the east with Nuevo Casas Grandes , Galeana and Ignacio Zaragoza , in the south with Madera , and in the west with another state of Mexico - Sonora  .
The municipality has the Pakime Archaeological Zone - the remains of the ancient city of the Indians.
Institution and composition
The municipality was formed in 1825, it includes 149 settlements, the largest of which are:
of the population
of the population
|0001||Casas Grandes ( Spanish: Casas Grandes ) ||3835||5256|
|0018||Juan Mata Ortiz|
( Spanish: Juan Mata Ortíz (Pearson) )
|0017||Colonia Juarez ( Spanish: Colonia Juárez ) ||1046||1035|
|0311||Henriques  ( Spanish: Sección Enríquez ) ||522||609|
( Spanish: Guadalupe Victoria )
|0007||Colony of Quautemock|
( Spanish Colonia Cuauhtémoc )
According to statistics from 2000, the working population is employed by sectors of the economy in the following proportions: agriculture, livestock and fishing - 42.6%, industry and construction - 29.3%, services and tourism - 26%, other - 2, 1%  .
According to 2010 statistics, the infrastructure is developed as follows  :
- electrification: 96.4%;
- water supply: 96.6%;
- water disposal: 85.8%.
Stella with the name
Archaeological Zone of Pakime
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