Práxedis G. Guerrero
Municipality of Práxedis G. Guerrero in Chihuahua
|Municipal seat||Práxedis G. Guerrero|
|Municipality created||15 February 1859|
|Municipality restored||February 1922|
|o Total||808.97 km2 (312.35 sq mi)|
Práxedis G. Guerrero is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Práxedis G. Guerrero, Chihuahua. The municipality covers an area of 808.97 km² and stands on the US border close to Ciudad Juárez.
The municipality's name was given to it by the State Congress in December 1933, to honor the Revolutionary leader Práxedis G. Guerrero, who was killed in action in Janos, Chihuahua, on 30 December 1910. It was previously known as San Ignacio.
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As of 2010, the town of Práxedis G. Guerrero had a population of 2,128. Other than the town of Práxedis G. Guerrero, the municipality had 85 localities, the largest of which (with 2010 population in parentheses) was: El Porvenir (1,253), classified as rural.
Práxedis G. Guerrero has a very low population that rarely grows. In fact, much of the population, above all those of school age, leave for nearby Ciudad Juárez, due to the higher level of economic activity there.
The municipality has 27 localities. The largest are:
|Name||2010 Census Population|
|Práxedis G. Guerrero||2,128|
The climate is extremely arid, with very high temperatures in the summer and very low temperatures in the winter, with extreme recorded temperatures of 43°C and -23°C. It has very low levels of precipitation.
In 2010 20-year-old Marisol Valles García, a criminology student, became the municipality's main chief of police. As of that year the police department consisted of 13 members, mostly women, who are unarmed.