Yanch'en (Tenejapa, Chiapas)

Maps, photos and statistics of Yanch'en, a beautiful small village of 96 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Yanch'en is located in the Municipality of Tenejapa (in the State of Chiapas). There are 96 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #61 of the whole municipality. Yanch'en is at 2,019 meters of altitude.

Data: In Yanch'en, 48% of the population over 12 years is single and 0% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that Yanch'en is located at 3.7 kilometers (in direction East) from the locality of Kotolte, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (Tenejapa) it is at 5.0 kilometers in direction North. Thanks to our webpage and the satellite map that you can locate at the bottom, you can see the position and visit the surroundings of Yanch'en.

Where is Yanch'en? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of Yanch'en 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 Yanch'en.


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The population of Yanch'en (Chiapas) is 96 inhabitants

Population data in Yanch'en (Tenejapa, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
2020494796
2010383472
2005343064
Evolution of the population in Yanch'en: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Yanch'en:
20202010
Fertility rate (children per woman):1.4311.76
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:16.67%26.39%
Illiterate population (men):2.08%11.76%
Illiterate population (women):14.58%39.47%
Schooling level:4.772.54
Schooling level (men):5.693.47
Schooling level (women):4.091.85
Indigenous culture data in Yanch'en:
20202010
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:90.62%81.94%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:21.88%61.11%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Yanch'en, 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 Yanch'en:
20202010
Employed population over 12 years:70.83%5.56%
Employed population over 12 years (men):70.21%11.76%
Employed population over 12 years (women):71.43%0.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:1618
Homes with electricity:93.75%100.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%25.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:56.25%66.67%
Dwellings with radio:31.25%66.67%
Housing with television:25.00%41.67%
Housing with refrigerator:0.00%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:0.00%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:12.50%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Yanch'en (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of Yanch'en

With the satellite map of Yanch'en 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 Tenejapa. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Yanch'en.


Population pyramid of Yanch'en (Chiapas)

In Yanch'en 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 Yanch'en, 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 Yanch'en
Data of the age pyramid of the town Yanch'en (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)5611
Youth (6-14 years)91524
Adults (15-59 years)322456
Elderly (60+ years)325

Photos of Yanch'en

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