El Cerro (Chiapas)

Learn about small village of El Cerro through its photos, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 106 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of El Cerro (Chiapas) belongs to the municipality of Bochil. There are 106 inhabitants and it is 1,465 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Chiapa de Corzo is 76 minutes away by car (50 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #38 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In El Cerro, 100% of the inhabitants are catholic and 0% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of El Cerro is located at 4.2 kilometers from Bochil, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the North direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Cerro.

#1 Where is El Cerro? How to go? Map

Online map of El Cerro (Chiapas) to be able to get to and make trips around this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in (+) or out (-) to locate the village.


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#2 The population of El Cerro (Chiapas) is 106 inhabitants

Population data in El Cerro (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Cerro: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Cerro:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.127.69
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:12.26%12.98%
Illiterate population (men):1.89%7.69%
Illiterate population (women):10.38%18.18%
Schooling level:5.484.23
Schooling level (men):5.574.85
Schooling level (women):5.413.70
Indigenous culture data in El Cerro:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:83.96%78.63%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:24.53%18.32%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Cerro, 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 El Cerro:
Employed population over 12 years:70.75%28.24%
Employed population over 12 years (men):62.26%52.31%
Employed population over 12 years (women):79.25%4.55%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:2025
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:90.00%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:20.00%56.52%
Housing with television:60.00%13.04%
Housing with refrigerator:40.00%8.70%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:0.00%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:5.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:30.00%0.00%
Homes with Internet:5.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Cerro (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of El Cerro

Amazing satellite GPS maps of El Cerro, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Bochil. You can search free satellite map (2024) of El Cerro.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Cerro

Many people want to stay in the town of El Cerro itself, but unfortunately there are no hotels in the village yet. Don't worry, we have created this list of the closest accommodations, so you can ask if they have rooms available.:

#5 What to do in El Cerro

A weekend in El Cerro and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in El Cerro and surroundings to find the best destinations.
The best mountains in El Cerro for excursions and outdoor activities:
  • Jolchuchiltón (2023 meters): 4.2 km walk (58 minutes), heading East.
  • Cueva el Zope (1300 meters): 5.5 km walk (73 minutes), heading Northwest.
  • El Cedro (1885 meters): 6.6 km walk (86 minutes), heading Southwest.
  • Cerro Blanco (Tierra Fría) (1773 meters): 5.3 km walk (88 minutes), heading Southwest.
Magical Towns to visit when in El Cerro:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of El Cerro?
  • Monte Chico (158 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the South (2 minutes by car)
  • La Naranja (518 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the Northeast (2 minutes by car)
  • Guayaba Lagunita (13 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the North (2 minutes by car)
  • Plan de Ayala (81 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the Northeast (3 minutes by car)
This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions..

#6 Population pyramid of El Cerro (Chiapas)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of El Cerro by age and gender, to show you the following population pyramid of the town, from the year 2005. You can check how the percentages of children and adults are distributed, in addition to women and men. With this data you can analyze the demographic structure, and know if in El Cerro there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of El Cerro
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Cerro (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)81119
Youth (6-14 years)61420
Adults (15-59 years)362662
Elderly (60+ years)325

#7 Photos of El Cerro

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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of Bochil

  1. Ajiló (1600 inhabitants)
  2. Santo Domingo (419 inhabitants)
  3. Bochil (14200 inhabitants)
  4. El Chuchis (58 inhabitants)
  5. El Palmarcito (40 inhabitants)
  6. El Tulipán (16 inhabitants)
  7. Garrido Canaval (Chavarría) (798 inhabitants)
  8. Guayaba Lagunita (13 inhabitants)
  9. Los Pinitos (269 inhabitants)
  10. Luis Espinoza (1326 inhabitants)
  11. Monte Chico (158 inhabitants)
  12. Monte Verde (12 inhabitants)
  13. San Antonio la Pitahaya (291 inhabitants)
  14. San José Morelos (27 inhabitants)
  15. Shashalpa (363 inhabitants)