El Desengaño (Chiapas)

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The town of El Desengaño (Chiapas) belongs to the municipality of Villa Corzo. There are 97 inhabitants and it is 699 meters altitude. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #478 of the ranking.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In El Desengaño, there is a percentage of 82% of indigenous population and 83% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on El Desengaño? They are at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of El Desengaño? You can find it at 27.0 kilometers, in direction Northeast, from the town of , which has the largest population within the municipality. And with respect to Villa Corzo, which is the capital of the municipality, it is located at North, at 32.1 kilometers. To enjoy the town of El Desengaño through the satelital imagery, in the bottom of the webpage you have an interactive map to know where it is.

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

How to get to the town of El Desengaño 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 El Desengaño.


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#2 The population of El Desengaño (Chiapas) is 97 inhabitants

Population data in El Desengaño (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Desengaño: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Desengaño:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.73-
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%-%
Illiterate population:26.80%-%
Illiterate population (men):11.34%-%
Illiterate population (women):15.46%-%
Schooling level:1.41-
Schooling level (men):1.44-
Schooling level (women):1.38-
Indigenous culture data in El Desengaño:
Percentage of indigenous population:82.47%-%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:64.95%-%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:31.96%-%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Desengaño, 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 Desengaño:
Employed population over 12 years:53.61%-%
Employed population over 12 years (men):56.25%-%
Employed population over 12 years (women):51.02%-%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:18-
Homes with electricity:0.00%-%
Housing with piped water:72.22%-%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:5.56%-%
Dwellings with radio:5.56%-%
Housing with television:5.56%-%
Housing with refrigerator:0.00%-%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%-%
Housing with automobile:33.33%-%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%-%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%-%
Dwellings with cellular phones:83.33%-%
Homes with Internet:0.00%-%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Desengaño (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 Desengaño

With the satellite map of El Desengaño 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 Villa Corzo. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of El Desengaño.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Desengaño

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

#5 What to do in El Desengaño

Want to know what to see in El Desengaño if you are visiting this town?Here are some ideas of activities to enjoy El Desengaño.
Mountains in El Desengaño for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro Tecolote (996 meters): 1.4 km walk (29 minutes), heading West.
  • Cerro El Paistal (1352 meters): 4.9 km walk (69 minutes), heading South.
  • Cerro El Chinpaneco (834 meters): 6.2 km walk (83 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro San Gregorio (1140 meters): 6.1 km walk (110 minutes), heading Northwest.
Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of El Desengaño?
  • Villa Macondo (17 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the Northwest (2 minutes by car)
  • El Horizonte (18 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the North (3 minutes by car)
  • Rincón Ceibo (12 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the South (6 minutes by car)
  • Argentina (10 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the South (6 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 Desengaño (Chiapas)

In El Desengaño 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 Desengaño, 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 Desengaño
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Desengaño (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)81321
Youth (6-14 years)171027
Adults (15-59 years)222244
Elderly (60+ years)235

#7 Photos of El Desengaño

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#10 Other towns in the Municipality of Villa Corzo

  1. Dolores (15 inhabitants)
  2. El Ciprés (6 inhabitants)
  3. El Durazno (20 inhabitants)
  4. El Llanón (5 inhabitants)
  5. El Retiro (2 inhabitants)
  6. Hoja Blanca (176 inhabitants)
  7. La Bonanza (2 inhabitants)
  8. La Cumbre de Monte Grande (- inhabitants)
  9. La Nueva Reforma Agraria (121 inhabitants)
  10. Las Brisas (6 inhabitants)
  11. Las Mariposas (33 inhabitants)
  12. Monte Bonito (21 inhabitants)
  13. San Vicente (4 inhabitants)
  14. Santa Isabel (8 inhabitants)
  15. Vistahermosa (5 inhabitants)