Canech (Chiapas)

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The town of Canech is located in the Municipality of Chalchihuitán (in the State of Chiapas). There are 572 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #13 of the whole municipality. Canech is at 1,740 meters of altitude.

Data: In Canech, there is a percentage of 100% of indigenous population and 48% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Canech? They are at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that Canech is located at 4.1 kilometers (in direction Southesast) from the locality of Chiquinshulum, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (Chalchihuitán) it is at 9.6 kilometers in direction North. Thanks to our webpage and the satellite map that you can locate at the bottom, you can see the position and visit the surroundings of Canech.

Where is Canech? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of Canech in Chiapas? Using this map, use the controls to zoom in and out on the village and others in the vicinity to see the direct route, and to be able to plan, for example, hiking activities in Canech.


Enjoy spending hours looking at satellite images to find your home or remembering places in a village? We have obtained an updated satellite photo of Canech and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of Canech (Chiapas) is 572 inhabitants

Population data in Canech (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020297275572
2010172155327
2005231240471
Evolution of the population in Canech: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Canech:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.428.39
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:12.06%14.68%
Illiterate population (men):2.27%8.39%
Illiterate population (women):9.79%20.35%
Schooling level:5.424.13
Schooling level (men):6.385.07
Schooling level (women):4.543.25
Indigenous culture data in Canech:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:83.92%79.82%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:44.58%61.16%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Canech, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Chiapas, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Canech:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:22.38%18.96%
Employed population over 12 years (men):41.45%38.06%
Employed population over 12 years (women):4.71%1.74%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:13693
Homes with electricity:88.24%79.17%
Housing with piped water:27.21%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:61.03%2.78%
Dwellings with radio:27.94%52.78%
Housing with television:27.21%9.72%
Housing with refrigerator:6.62%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:6.62%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:47.79%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Canech (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Canech

With the satellite map of Canech will I be able to look for my location? Yes, access the map, zoom in and see the surroundings of this town and the municipality of Chalchihuitán. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Canech.


Population pyramid of Canech (Chiapas)

In Canech there is a very characteristic age structure of the population, which you can see in the following population pyramid, with data from 2005. After analyzing the demographic data of Canech, separated by men and women, and also by age groups, we can analyze what the future of the population in this town will be like.

Population pyramid of Canech
Data of the age pyramid of the town Canech (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)5748105
Youth (6-14 years)8686172
Adults (15-59 years)139130269
Elderly (60+ years)151126

Photos of Canech

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