Q:

How many locations contain "El Nuevo" in the name?

A:

Quick Answer

There is only one domestic place name that uses "El Nuevo," according to the United States Geological Survey's Geographic Names Information System. There are 56 international place names that use "El Nuevo," according to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's GeoNames Search.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

The only occurrence of "El Nuevo" in the USGS' database is El Nuevo Windmill, a ranch in Hidalgo County, Texas. The only occurrences of "El Nuevo" outside of the Americas are in Spain. San Juanico el Nuevo is a town to the southwest of León. Arico el Nuevo is a town on Tenerife, the largest island of the Canary Islands.

Mexico has the largest number of place names that use "El Nuevo." Examples include El Nuevo Rodeó in Michoacán, El Nuevo Ostional in Sinaloa and El Nuevo Pillaje in Nuevo León. Other occurrences include the southern Venezuelan town of El Nuevo Mundo, the Guatemalan town of El Nuevo Paraíso and the western Honduran town of El Nuevo Porvenir.

While the majority of place names that use "El Nuevo" are towns or villages, there are some other locations that have used the name. El Nuevo Mercurio, in addition to being the name of a town in the Zacatecas province of Mexico, is also the name of a nearby airfield. Estancia El Nuevo is the name of a ranch in eastern Argentina. La Quebrada de El Nuevo Reino was the name of a stream in central Chile that was later covered by the Embalse Carén reservoir.

Learn more about Geography

Related Questions

Explore