Yolonchén (Chamula, Chiapas)

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All the information about this town of 494 inhabitants of the State of Chiapas

The town of Yolonchén is located in the Municipality of Chamula (in the State of Chiapas). There are 494 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #78 of the whole municipality. Yolonchén is at 1,865 meters of altitude.

Data: In Yolonchén, 26% 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 Yolonchén is located at 9.3 kilometers (in direction South) from the locality of Chamula, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. 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 Yolonchén.

Where is Yolonchén? How to get there? Map

Online map of Yolonchén (Chiapas) to be able to get to and make trips around this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in (+) or out (-) to locate the village.

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The population of Yolonchén (Chiapas) is 494 inhabitants

Population data in Yolonchén (Chamula, Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Yolonchén: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Yolonchén:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.5217.71
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:16.40%24.80%
Illiterate population (men):5.26%17.71%
Illiterate population (women):11.13%31.00%
Schooling level:4.623.51
Schooling level (men):5.224.24
Schooling level (women):4.132.87
Indigenous culture data in Yolonchén:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%99.47%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:82.79%87.73%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:48.18%51.20%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Yolonchén, 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 Yolonchén:
Employed population over 12 years:37.85%21.87%
Employed population over 12 years (men):54.98%40.57%
Employed population over 12 years (women):22.81%5.50%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:129127
Homes with electricity:93.80%84.54%
Housing with piped water:0.00%53.61%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:6.20%97.94%
Dwellings with radio:34.88%31.96%
Housing with television:55.81%22.68%
Housing with refrigerator:8.53%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:4.65%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:37.21%7.22%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Yolonchén (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 Yolonchén

Many people want to stay in the town of Yolonchén itself, but unfortunately there are no hotels in the village yet. Don't worry, we have created this list of the closest accommodations, so you can ask if they have rooms available.:

Satellite photo of Yolonchén

With the satellite map of Yolonchén 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. You can search free satellite map (2023) of Yolonchén.

Population pyramid of Yolonchén (Chiapas)

In Yolonchén 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 Yolonchén, 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 Yolonchén
Data of the age pyramid of the town Yolonchén (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)495099
Youth (6-14 years)5251103
Adults (15-59 years)143116259
Elderly (60+ years)191433

Photos of Yolonchén

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

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The Postal Code of Yolonchén (Chiapas) is 29336

Are you going to send a letter to Yolonchén? Do you have a friend in Yolonchén and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Yolonchén consists of the following 5 digits: 29336. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Yolonchén ("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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