La Herradura (Chiapas)

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The town of La Herradura (Chiapas) belongs to the municipality of Tapachula. There are 26 inhabitants and it is 549 meters altitude. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #310 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In La Herradura, 35% of the population over 12 years is single and 0% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of La Herradura is located at 16.1 kilometers from Tapachula de Córdova y Ordóñez, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the South direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of La Herradura.

#1 Where is La Herradura? How to go? Map

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


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#2 The population of La Herradura (Chiapas) is 26 inhabitants

Population data in La Herradura (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Herradura: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Herradura:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.3814.29
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:7.69%0.00%
Illiterate population:7.69%14.29%
Illiterate population (men):3.85%14.29%
Illiterate population (women):3.85%14.29%
Schooling level:7.846.92
Schooling level (men):6.736.43
Schooling level (women):9.387.60
Indigenous culture data in La Herradura:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.00%
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 La Herradura, 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 housing data in La Herradura:
Employed population over 12 years:61.54%42.86%
Employed population over 12 years (men):68.75%42.86%
Employed population over 12 years (women):50.00%42.86%
Number of inhabited private housings:73
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Homes with piped water:100.00%33.33%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:85.71%100.00%
Homes with a radio:71.43%66.67%
Homes with a television:85.71%100.00%
Homes with a refrigerator:100.00%33.33%
Homes with a washing machine:42.86%33.33%
Homes with a car:14.29%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Homes with cell phones:14.29%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Herradura (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 La Herradura

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

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near La Herradura

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

#5 What to do in La Herradura

Want to know what to see in La Herradura if you are visiting this town?Here are some ideas of activities to enjoy La Herradura.
Las mejores montes de La Herradura para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • Cerro Chimborazo (1452 meters): 12.4 km walk (249 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Las Tenazas (1958 meters): 11.2 km walk (140 minutes), heading North.
  • San Cristóbal (1694 meters): 16.2 km walk (248 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Chespal Viejo (Cerro Chespal) (1578 meters): 14.0 km walk (254 minutes), heading Northeast.
Other towns near La Herradura:
  • La Esperanza (73 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the Southwest (1 minutes by car)
  • San Lorenzo (8 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the Northeast (1 minutes by car)
  • Quien Sabe (58 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the Southeast (1 minutes by car)
  • San Carlitos (116 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the Southeast (2 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 La Herradura (Chiapas)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of La Herradura 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 La Herradura there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of La Herradura
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Herradura (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)123
Youth (6-14 years)134
Adults (15-59 years)7815
Elderly (60+ years)134

#7 Pictures of La Herradura

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

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#8 The Postal Code of La Herradura (Chiapas) is 30747

Do you want to know the Postal Code of La Herradura so that you can send postal packages and letters with complete confidence that they will arrive at their destination? Write down the following 5 digits: 30747. The first two digits of the ZIP code of La Herradura ("30") correspond to the State of Chiapas, and the last three identify the town itself. As a curiosity, there may be several locations in the same State with the same Post Code.

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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of Tapachula

  1. Tapachula (Algodonera) (6 inhabitants)
  2. El Círculo (5 inhabitants)
  3. El Porvenir (480 inhabitants)
  4. Frontera 20 de Octubre (209 inhabitants)
  5. Genaro Vázquez Rojas (226 inhabitants)
  6. Isleven (968 inhabitants)
  7. Koala (- inhabitants)
  8. Magdalena (12 inhabitants)
  9. Monte los Olivos (129 inhabitants)
  10. San Francisco (19 inhabitants)
  11. San Jacinto (3 inhabitants)
  12. Santa Mónica (17 inhabitants)
  13. Unión Independencia (300 inhabitants)
  14. Valencia (- inhabitants)
  15. Vega de los Molinos (121 inhabitants)