El Fortín (Pijijiapan, Chiapas)

The most complete information about the medium-sized town of El Fortín (photos, maps, statistics, population) on a single page.

Did you know that this town in Chiapas has 398 inhabitants?

The place of El Fortín is inside the municipality of Pijijiapan (in the State of Chiapas). There are 398 inhabitants. In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #21 of the ranking. El Fortín is at 2 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Fortín, 28% of the population over 12 years is single and 3% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of El Fortín? You can find it at 19.4 kilometers, in direction West, from the town of Pijijiapan, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the town of El Fortín through the satelital imagery, in the bottom of the webpage you have an interactive map to know where it is.

#1 Where is El Fortín? How to go? Map

Map to know how to get to El Fortín (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 Fortín, which has the following symbol Map marker


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#2 The population of El Fortín (Chiapas) is 398 inhabitants

Population data in El Fortín (Pijijiapan, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Fortín: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Fortín:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.838.88
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:4.02%3.14%
Illiterate population:12.06%11.59%
Illiterate population (men):6.03%8.88%
Illiterate population (women):6.03%14.50%
Schooling level:6.344.86
Schooling level (men):6.044.87
Schooling level (women):6.634.85
Indigenous culture data in El Fortín:
Percentage of indigenous population:1.76%1.45%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.25%0.48%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Fortín, 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 Fortín:
Employed population over 12 years:34.92%28.02%
Employed population over 12 years (men):56.65%51.40%
Employed population over 12 years (women):12.31%3.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:110115
Homes with electricity:99.09%100.00%
Housing with piped water:94.55%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:83.64%82.47%
Dwellings with radio:70.00%68.04%
Housing with television:78.18%79.38%
Housing with refrigerator:76.36%63.92%
Housing with washing machine:58.18%56.70%
Housing with automobile:7.27%15.46%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:5.45%1.03%
Homes with landline telephone:16.36%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:57.27%25.77%
Homes with Internet:2.73%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Fortín (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 Fortín

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

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Fortín

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

#5 Population pyramid of El Fortín (Chiapas)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of El Fortín by age and sex, 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 Fortín there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of El Fortín
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Fortín (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)263460
Youth (6-14 years)324375
Adults (15-59 years)117100217
Elderly (60+ years)202646

#6 Photos of El Fortín

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape photos of El Fortín? We have located on the Internet several beautiful images of places and locations nearby, so you can see the beauty of this Mexican town. Some are artistic photos and others are simply panoramic photos taken by amateurs and friends who simply like El Fortín.

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#7 Vote for El Fortín as the most beautiful town in Mexico

Do you like El Fortín or don't you like it very much? Now you can vote for El Fortín to let everyone know about it. Use these stars ("0" you don't like it much, "5" you like it a lot) to rate it with your opinion.

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#10 Other towns in the Municipality of Pijijiapan

  1. África (14 inhabitants)
  2. El Faisán (11 inhabitants)
  3. El Naranjo (2 inhabitants)
  4. El Zapote (- inhabitants)
  5. Embarcadero Palo Blanco (7 inhabitants)
  6. Dos Hermanas (La Soledad) (4 inhabitants)
  7. Las Carmelitas (3 inhabitants)
  8. Las Esthercitas (5 inhabitants)
  9. Las Lauritas (3 inhabitants)
  10. Los Pinos (3 inhabitants)
  11. San Rafael (- inhabitants)
  12. San Antonio (2 inhabitants)
  13. San Antonio Candelaria (3 inhabitants)
  14. Santa Alicia (2 inhabitants)
  15. Santa Isabel (- inhabitants)