Chana (Chiapas)

Learn about large village of Chana through its photos, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 562 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Chana is located in the Municipality of Tenejapa (in the State of Chiapas). There are 562 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #29 of the ranking. Chana is at 1,451 meters of altitude.

Data: In Chana, 63% of the inhabitants are catholic and 1% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

Do you want to locate the town of Chana? You can find it at 8.1 kilometers, in direction Southesast, from the town of Kotolte, which has the largest population within the municipality. And with respect to Tenejapa, which is the capital of the municipality, it is located at Southwest, at 2.9 kilometers. To enjoy the Chana location through satellite images, at the bottom of our webpage you have an interactive map.

Where is Chana? How to get there? Map

Online map of Chana in Chiapas, with an interactive cartography with which you can see closely the town, centered on Map marker


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 Chana and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of Chana (Chiapas) is 562 inhabitants

Population data in Chana (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020289273562
2010276232508
2005254210464
Evolution of the population in Chana: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Chana:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.396.90
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.53%0.59%
Illiterate population:8.01%12.40%
Illiterate population (men):1.60%6.90%
Illiterate population (women):6.41%17.03%
Schooling level:6.485.48
Schooling level (men):7.326.50
Schooling level (women):5.674.59
Indigenous culture data in Chana:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:99.47%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:87.37%84.65%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:36.48%44.09%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Chana, 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 Chana:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:40.04%39.96%
Employed population over 12 years (men):47.99%50.86%
Employed population over 12 years (women):32.53%30.80%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:10598
Homes with electricity:100.00%95.92%
Housing with piped water:100.00%100.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:82.86%97.96%
Dwellings with radio:58.10%43.88%
Housing with television:60.00%35.71%
Housing with refrigerator:3.81%3.06%
Housing with washing machine:0.95%0.00%
Housing with automobile:4.76%11.22%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%2.04%
Homes with landline telephone:22.86%22.45%
Dwellings with cellular phones:20.00%3.06%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Chana (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 Chana

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Chana, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Tenejapa. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Chana.


Population pyramid of Chana (Chiapas)

In Chana 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 Chana, 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 Chana
Data of the age pyramid of the town Chana (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)323668
Youth (6-14 years)6755122
Adults (15-59 years)171163334
Elderly (60+ years)191938

Photos of Chana

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  5. Chalam (225 inhabitants)
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