Learn about medium-sized town of Shashalpa through its photos, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 363 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Shashalpa belongs to the municipality of Bochil (State of Chiapas). There are 363 inhabitants and it is 1,111 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Copainalá is 49 minutes away by car (37 km). It is the most populated town in the position #25 of the whole municipality.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Shashalpa, 99% of the inhabitants are catholic and 6% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

To locate this beautiful town inside the municipality, you must know that Shashalpa is located at 15.7 kilometers (in direction Southwest) from the locality of Bochil, which is the one that has more inhabitants inside the municipality. With our webpage and with our satelital map that you can find below, you can know where is and visit the surroundings of Shashalpa.

#1 Where is Shashalpa? How to go? Map

Online map of Shashalpa in Chiapas, with an interactive cartography with which you can see closely the town, centered on Map marker


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#2 The population of Shashalpa (Chiapas) is 363 inhabitants

Population data in Shashalpa
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Shashalpa: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Shashalpa:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.8611.72
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:9.37%13.24%
Illiterate population (men):4.13%11.72%
Illiterate population (women):5.23%14.96%
Schooling level:5.474.37
Schooling level (men):5.294.36
Schooling level (women):5.654.39
Indigenous culture data in Shashalpa:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:83.20%81.25%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.28%3.68%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Shashalpa, 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 Shashalpa:
Employed population over 12 years:33.61%30.15%
Employed population over 12 years (men):65.70%56.55%
Employed population over 12 years (women):4.71%0.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:6857
Homes with electricity:100.00%94.44%
Housing with piped water:98.53%92.59%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:95.59%96.30%
Dwellings with radio:22.06%31.48%
Housing with television:45.59%9.26%
Housing with refrigerator:30.88%14.81%
Housing with washing machine:5.88%1.85%
Housing with automobile:2.94%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:76.47%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Shashalpa (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 Shashalpa

Amazing satellite GPS maps of Shashalpa, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Bochil. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of Shashalpa.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Shashalpa

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

#5 What to do in Shashalpa

A weekend in Shashalpa and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in Shashalpa and surroundings to find the best destinations.
The best mountains in Shashalpa for excursions and outdoor activities:
  • Cerro El Terrero (1299 meters): 2.4 km walk (40 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro El Chivo (1287 meters): 2.5 km walk (35 minutes), heading Southeast.
  • Cerro Colorado (1711 meters): 3.9 km walk (67 minutes), heading Northwest.
  • Cerro Chavarria (1822 meters): 7.3 km walk (132 minutes), heading Southwest.
Magical Towns near Shashalpa to discover the Mexican culture:
  • Copainalá (Chiapas): Don't miss "Iglesia de San Vicente Ferrer", 49 km, heading West (37 minutes by car)
Other towns near Shashalpa:
  • Tránsito Dos (224 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the North (4 minutes by car)
  • Sacramento (103 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the East (5 minutes by car)
  • Julián Grajales (515 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the West (5 minutes by car)
  • Monterrey Dos (55 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the Northeast (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 Shashalpa (Chiapas)

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

Population pyramid of Shashalpa
Data of the age pyramid of the town Shashalpa (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)393069
Youth (6-14 years)483381
Adults (15-59 years)98101199
Elderly (60+ years)6814

#7 Photos of Shashalpa

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape photos of Shashalpa? 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 Shashalpa.

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#8 The Postal Code of Shashalpa (Chiapas) is 29777

Do you want to know the Postal Code of Shashalpa 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: 29777. The first two digits of the ZIP code of Shashalpa ("29") 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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  15. Sitetic (286 inhabitants)