The town of Muquén is located in the Municipality of Chamula (in the State of Chiapas). There are 1,932 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #6 in terms of number of inhabitants. Muquén is at 2,305 meters of altitude.
Data: In Muquén, there is a percentage of 97% of indigenous population and 27% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Muquén? They are at the bottom of this page.
The town of Muquén is located at 8.7 kilometers from Chamula, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the East direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Muquén.
Where is Muquén? How to get there? Map
How to get to the town of Muquén 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 Muquén.
The population of Muquén (Chiapas) is 1,932 inhabitants
|Year||Female Inhabitants||Male inhabitants||Total population|
|Fertility rate (children per woman):||2.54||23.44|
|Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:||0.00%||0.00%|
|Illiterate population (men):||9.16%||23.44%|
|Illiterate population (women):||18.22%||40.85%|
|Schooling level (men):||4.03||2.96|
|Schooling level (women):||2.89||1.91|
|Percentage of indigenous population:||97.41%||99.80%|
|Percentage speaking an indigenous language:||84.06%||85.07%|
|Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:||53.16%||59.12%|
Find out more interesting facts about all the towns in the Municipality of Chamula (statistics, photos, maps, restaurants...) at this link.
|Employed population over 12 years:||17.44%||27.16%|
|Employed population over 12 years (men):||34.49%||47.87%|
|Employed population over 12 years (women):||2.70%||8.38%|
|Number of inhabited private dwellings:||419||370|
|Homes with electricity:||99.76%||94.90%|
|Housing with piped water:||99.76%||89.12%|
|Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:||13.60%||88.78%|
|Dwellings with radio:||28.64%||43.54%|
|Housing with television:||45.35%||18.37%|
|Housing with refrigerator:||2.39%||0.00%|
|Housing with washing machine:||0.48%||0.00%|
|Housing with automobile:||4.30%||2.04%|
|Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:||0.48%||0.00%|
|Homes with landline telephone:||13.84%||5.10%|
|Dwellings with cellular phones:||26.97%||5.78%|
|Homes with Internet:||0.48%||0.00%|
Hotels and Accommodation near MuquénDo you want to stay in Muquén? We don't have any hotel registered in this town, but you can check in this list of the closest accommodations to Muquén:
- MIRADOR DEL VALLE: 8 km away, direction South (6 minutes by car)
- POSADA BOLAÑOS: 10 km away, direction South (8 minutes by car)
- RENTA DE CUARTOS EN SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS: 9 km away, direction South (6 minutes by car)
- POSADA GRIJALVA: 11 km away, direction South (7 minutes by car)
Satellite photo of Muquén
With the satellite map of Muquén 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 Chamula. Get free live access to satellite views of 2023 of Muquén.
Population pyramid of Muquén (Chiapas)
In Muquén 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 Muquén, 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.
|Age range||Number of women||Number of men||Total population|
|Infants (0-5 years)||178||168||346|
|Youth (6-14 years)||228||245||473|
|Adults (15-59 years)||556||431||987|
|Elderly (60+ years)||74||52||126|
Photos of Muquén
Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape photos of Muquén? 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 Muquén.
The Postal Code of Muquén (Chiapas) is 29324
Are you going to send a letter to Muquén? Do you have a friend in Muquén and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Muquén consists of the following 5 digits: 29324. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Muquén ("29") correspond to the state code of Chiapas, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.
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Schools in Muquén
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