Muquén (Chamula, Chiapas)

Maps, photos and statistics of Muquén, a beautiful large village of 1,932 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

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.

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The population of Muquén (Chiapas) is 1,932 inhabitants

Population data in Muquén (Chamula, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Muquén: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Muquén:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.5423.44
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:27.38%32.57%
Illiterate population (men):9.16%23.44%
Illiterate population (women):18.22%40.85%
Schooling level:3.382.38
Schooling level (men):4.032.96
Schooling level (women):2.891.91
Indigenous culture data in Muquén:
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%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Muquén, 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 Muquén:
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:419370
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%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Muquén (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

Hotels and Accommodation near Muquén

Do 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:

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.

Population pyramid of Muquén
Data of the age pyramid of the town Muquén (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)178168346
Youth (6-14 years)228245473
Adults (15-59 years)556431987
Elderly (60+ years)7452126

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.

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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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