Hidalgo del Parral

Hidalgo del Parral

thäl`gō dĕl päräl`) or

Parral,

city (1990 pop. 88,197), Chihuahua state, N Mexico, on the Parral River. The city, a rail and highway junction, is one of Mexico's large mining centers, especially for silver, which has been mined in the region since the 16th cent. From 1640 to 1731, the city was the capital of the colonial province of Nueva Vizcaya. One of the first cities to take up arms during Francisco MaderoMadero, Francisco Indalecio
, 1873–1913, Mexican statesman and president (1911–13). A champion of democracy and social reform, he established various humanitarian institutions for the peons on his family's vast estates in Coahuila.
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's revolution of 1917, it was later (1923) the site of the assassination of Francisco (Pancho) VillaVilla, Francisco
, c.1877–1923, Mexican revolutionary, nicknamed Pancho Villa.
His real name was Doroteo Arango.

When Villa came of age, he declared his freedom from the peonage of his parents and became notorious as a bandit in Chihuahua and Durango.
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Telinor Television holds 17 MMDS licenses, serving more than 5 million subscribers in the cities of Hermosillo, Guaymas, Los Mochis, Culiacan, Mazatlan, Tepic, Chihuahua, Hidalgo del Parral, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Zamora, Ciudad Obregon, Uruapan, Morelia, Oaxaca, Pachuca, and Toluca.
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The Los Azules property is located approximately 20 kilometers west of San Francisco de Oro in southernmost Chihuahua, Mexico and about 45 kilometers west of Hidalgo del Parral.
Delphi's Packard Electric facility opened in February of 1998 in Hidalgo del Parral (more commonly referred to as Parral) in the southern part of Chihuahua, Mexico.
Levon is a gold and precious metals exploration Company, exploring the company's 100% owned flagship Cordero bulk tonnage silver, gold, zinc, and lead project near Hidalgo Del Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Both properties are located in southern Chihuahua State, Mexico within 30 kilometers of the town of Hidalgo del Parral near the Parral mining district.