El Copal (Chiapas)

Learn about large village of El Copal through its pictures, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 1,256 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of El Copal (Chiapas) belongs to the municipality of Bochil. There are 1,256 inhabitants and it is 1,377 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Chiapa de Corzo is 52 minutes away by car (46 km). It is the most populated town in the position #3 of the whole municipality.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

To locate this beautiful town inside the municipality, you must know that El Copal is located at 5.2 kilometers (in direction Northwest) from the locality of Bochil, which is the one that has more inhabitants inside the municipality. With our webpage and with our satelital map that you can find below, you can know where is and visit the surroundings of El Copal.

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

Map to know how to get to El Copal (Chiapas) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of El Copal, which has the following symbol Map marker


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#2 The population of El Copal (Chiapas) is 1,256 inhabitants

Population data in El Copal (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Copal: Total   Men   Women

According to the 2010 official census, in the town there were 565 males and 568 females. The female/male ratio is 1.005, and the birth rate is 2.75 children per woman. Of the total population, 0.00% comes from outside the State of Chiapas. 10.15% of the population is illiterate (7.61% of men and 12.68% of women). The education level is 7.51 (8.12 in men and 6.91 in women).

Indigenous culture in El Copal
99.56% of the population is indigenous, and 84.47% of the inhabitants speak one of the indigenous languages. 15.80% of the population speaks one of the indigineous languages, but not Spanish.

Unemployment and the economy in El Copal
34.86% of the inhabitants (more than 12 years) are economically active (49.56% of the men, and 20.25% of the women).

Housing and infrastructure in El Copal
In El Copal there are 237 housings. 98.22% of the housings have electricity, 97.78% have piped water, 96.00% have toilet or restroom, 43.56% have a radio receiver, 69.78% a television, 41.33% a fridge, 1.33% a washing-machine, 9.33% a car or a van, 5.78% a personal computer, 3.56% a landline telephone, 12.00% mobile phone, and 0.44% Internet access.

#3 Satellite photo of El Copal

With the satellite map of El Copal 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 Bochil. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of El Copal.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Copal

It seems that there are no accommodations in the town of El Copal, but we have a record of the closest hotels and motels to El Copal so you can contact them:

#5 What to do in El Copal

A weekend in El Copal and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in El Copal and surroundings to find the best destinations.
Mountains in El Copal for hiking and trails:
  • El Espinal (1614 meters): 3.0 km walk (47 minutes), heading West.
  • Cerro Blanco (Tierra Fría) (1773 meters): 3.2 km walk (39 minutes), heading South.
  • Cueva el Zope (1300 meters): 3.6 km walk (49 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro Jicaco (1290 meters): 5.8 km walk (85 minutes), heading Northeast.
Magical Towns near El Copal to discover the Mexican culture:Other towns near El Copal:
  • Venustiano Carranza (795 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the Southwest (1 minutes by car)
  • La Cañada (565 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the Southeast (2 minutes by car)
  • San Vicente (682 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the South (3 minutes by car)
  • Ajiló (1600 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the Northwest (5 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 Copal (Chiapas)

In El Copal 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 El Copal, 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 El Copal

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Data of the age pyramid of the town El Copal (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)000
Youth (6-14 years)000
Adults (15-59 years)000
Elderly (60+ years)000

#7 Pictures of El Copal

In order for you to enjoy nature around El Copal, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument pictures of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of El Copal, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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