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Palizada Municipality

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Palizada Municipality

Coat of arms of Palizada
Coat of arms
Location of Palizada in Campeche
Location of Palizada in Campeche
Palizada is located in Mexico
Location of Palizada in Campeche
Country  Mexico
State Campeche
Municipal seat Palizada
 • Municipal president (2006-09)
 • Total 2,071.70 km2 (799.89 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 8,352
 • Density 4.0/km2 (10/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Created 1 January 1916

Palizada (Spanish    ) is one of the 11 municipalities that make up the Mexican state of Campeche. It is situated in the far south-west corner of the state. The municipal seat, and largest settlement, is the city of Palizada. As of 2010, the population was 8,352.[1]


  • History and geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

History and geography

The municipality of Palizada borders to the west with the state of Tabasco and to the east with the neighbouring Campeche municipality of Carmen. It covers a total surface area of 2,071.70km².


As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 8,352.[1]

As of 2010, the town of Palizada had a population of 3,089.[1] Other than the town of Palizada, the municipality had 256 localities, none of which had a population over 1,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d
  • Link to tables of population data from Census of 2005 INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática
  • Palizada Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México

External links

  • Ayuntamiento de Palizada Official website (Spanish)
  • Municipio de Palizada from official Campeche state government website (Spanish)
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