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Villaldama, Nuevo León

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Villaldama
Municipality and town
Location in Mexico

Coordinates: 26°30′N 100°26′W / 26.500°N 100.433°W / 26.500; -100.433{{#coordinates:26|30|N|100|26|W|type:city(4247)_region:MX|| | |name=

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Country 23x15px Mexico
State Nuevo León
Municipal seat Ciudad Villaldama
Area
 • Total 860.9 km2 (332.4 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,247

Villaldama is a municipality in the state of Nuevo Leon, Mexico extending over 870.5 km². Ciudad Villaldama is its principal town and seat of government. It is located in the northern part of the state, coordinates 26º30´ N and 100º25´ W., with an elevation of 420 m above sea level. It limits to the north with the municipality of Lampazos de Naranjo and to the south with Salinas Victoria; to the east with Sabinas Hidalgo and the west with Bustamante. It is located approximately 96 km from Monterrey, the state capital.

Population

Per the 2000 federal census, there were 4,247 people living in the municipality of Villadama, of which 2,114 were male and 2,133 were female.

Climate

The climate is extreme and arid, with high temperatures and low precipitation. The mean annual temperature is 25°C. Summer temperatures range from 39 to 43°C. Winter temperatures can reach -4°C. Average annual precipitation is 500 mm. However, rainfall can be as high as 750 mm during rainy periods and as low as 340 mm during dry seasons.

Main Population Centers

The municipality of Villaldama has 43 population centers, the principal ones being:

  • Ciudad Villaldama. Main population center and seat of municipal government. Pop. 3,000 (approx.), located 96 km from Monterrey, the state capitol.
  • El Potrero. Pop. 733, located 12 km from Ciudad Villaldama.
  • Santa Fe. Pop. 203, located 5 km from Ciudad Villaldama...

External links

  • Villaldama Website [1]

Coordinates: 26°30′N 100°26′W / 26.500°N 100.433°W / 26.500; -100.433{{#coordinates:26|30|N|100|26|W|region:MX_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki|| |primary |name= }}