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Basic information about Sinaloa
Sinaloa (About this sound sinaˈloa ), officially Free and Sovereign State of Sinaloa (Spanish: Estado Libre y Soberano de Sinaloa), is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, compose the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. It is divided into 18 municipalities and its capital city is Culiacán Rosales. It is located in Northwestern Mexico. It is bordered by the states of Sonora to the north, Chihuahua and Durango to the east (separated from them by the Sierra Madre Occidental) and Nayarit to the south. To the west, Sinaloa has a significant share of coastline on the Gulf of California. The state covers an area of 57,377 square kilometers (22,153 sq mi), and includes the Islands of Palmito Verde, Palmito de la Virgen, Altamura, Santa María, Saliaca, Macapule and San Ignacio. In addition to the capital city, the state's important cities include Mazatlán and Los Mochis.
Cities, towns & villages in Sinaloa
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MocoritoMocorito (meaning \"place of the dead\") is a small city and its surrounding municipality in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 24°58′41″N 107°31′25″W / 24.97806°N 107.52361°W. The city reported 5,426 inhabitants in the 2010 census. Show Mocoritoon the map
Villa de Costa RicaCosta Rica is the name of a small town located about 30 minutes (by car) south of Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico. In its beginnings Costa Rica was a small peasant town created due to the existence of the sugar cane processing plant that was there. In the 1960s, there were just about 15,000 people in the town but it was thriving with commerce. Its people were known to be very polite. There were 2 movie theaters and plenty of restaurants. The more popular places were the Farmacia Del Capi, El Restaurante Lety, La Neveria De Juvencio, El Mercado Nuevo and La Ferreteria Gutierrez, among others. Show Villa de Costa Ricaon the map
MazatlánMazatlán (Spanish pronunciation: [masaˈtɬan] (link=File:Mazatl%C3%A1n.ogg listen)) is a city in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. The city serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipio, known as the Mazatlán Municipality. It is located at 23°13′N 106°25′W / 23.217°N 106.417°W on the Pacific coast, across from the southernmost tip of the Baja California Peninsula. Show Mazatlánon the map
AltataAltata is a small town connected to the Pacific Ocean, located about 45 miles west of Culiacán, Sinaloa in Mexico by Freeway 30. It has a very nice beach and much wildlife: octopus, toninas, starfish, jellyfish, shark, birds, and many fish species. El Tambor and Nuevo Altata are nearby beaches. The area would like to grow as a tourist destination in coming years, modeling after Mazatlán, Sinaloa. Altata currently has many residents who fish for a living. People from Culiacán usually go there in motorcycles, to enjoy riding in \"Dunas\" which are sand piles. Show Altataon the map
Los MochisLos Mochis (Spanish pronunciation: [loz ˈmotʃis]) is a coastal city in northern Sinaloa, Mexico. It serves as the municipal seat of the municipality of Ahome. As of the 2010 census, the population was 256,613, which was 61 percent of the municipality's population. Show Los Mochison the map
Sinaloa de LeyvaSinaloa de Leyva (Spanish pronunciation: [sinaˈloa ðe ˈleiβa]) is a town in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. Its geographical location is 25°36′25″N 107°33′18″W / 25.60694°N 107.55500°W. The town was established as San Felipe y Santiago in 1585 by Antonio Ruiz, Bartolomé de Mondragón, Tomás de Soberanes, Juan Martínez del Castillo y Juan Caballero. By 1590, Ruiz was its mayor, and the town was home to nine people who eked out a living, but the situation improved through their discovery of the mines of Chínipas, and the arrival of the Jesuits in 1591. At the end of the sixteenth century, Ruiz wrote an autobiography where he detailed the early history of San Felipe y Santiago, and Sinaloa. Show Sinaloa de Leyvaon the map
NavolatoNavolato is a city in Navolato Municipality in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It is located on the central coast part of the state, the municipality bordering on the Gulf of California. The municipality reported 135,681 inhabitants in the 2005 census, while the city reported 28,676 inhabitants. The city is located about 25 kilometers west of Culiacán and can be reached by road. The municipality has an areal extent of 2,285 km2 (882 sq mi) and includes many smaller communities in addition to the city of Navolato; the largest of these are the towns of Campo Gobierno, and General Ángel Flores (La Palma). Show Navolatoon the map
La CruzLa Cruz is a small city in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 23°55′17″N 106°53′31″W / 23.92139°N 106.89194°W.The city reported 15,657 inhabitants in the 2010 census. La Cruz, Sinaloa, commonly known in Spanish as La Cruz de Elota, is the municipal seat of Sinaloa's Elota municipality, and is the site of Elota's municipal hall. There are shops and schools, as well as a nearby beach area, better known as Ceuta's Beach, which is located 8 km from La Cruz. Show La Cruzon the map
CuliacánCuliacán () is a city in northwestern Mexico, the largest city in the state of Sinaloa as well as its capital and capital of the municipality of Culiacán. With 675,773 inhabitants in the city (census of 2010), and 858,638 in the municipality. While the municipality has a total area of 4,758 km2 (1,837 sq mi), the city itself is dense, at only 65 km2 (25 sq mi). Show Culiacánon the map
TopolobampoTopolobampo (Spanish pronunciation: [topoloˈβampo]) is a port on the Gulf of California in northwestern Sinaloa, Mexico. It is the fourth-largest town in the municipality of Ahome (after Los Mochis, Ahome, and Higuera de Zaragoza), reporting a 2010 census population of 6,361 inhabitants. The port connects the northern Mexican states through the Chihuahua-Pacific Railroad, which has a terminus in nearby Los Mochis. It is the eastern port for the daily car ferry connecting to La Paz in Baja California Sur. Show Topolobampoon the map
GuasaveGuasave (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡwaˈsaβe]) is a city which is the seat of the homonymous municipality in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It is located in the northwestern part of the state, southeast of the city of Los Mochis. It stands at 25°34′28″N 108°28′14″W / 25.57444°N 108.47056°W. Show Guasaveon the map
Higuera de ZaragozaHiguera de Zaragoza (locally: [iˈɣeɾa ðe saɾaˈɣosa]) is a city in the municipality of Ahome in the northwestern part of the state of Sinaloa, Mexico. It lies at latitude 25° 59' N, longitude 109° 20' W at an elevation of 9 meters above sea level. It is located on the Gulf of California between Agiabampo and Topolobampo, near Las Grullas. The community had a 2005 census population of 8,976 inhabitants and is the third-largest town in the municipality, after Los Mochis and Ahome. The city is the birthplace of Major League baseball pitcher Dennys Reyes. Show Higuera de Zaragozaon the map
GuamúchilGuamúchil (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡwaˈmutʃil]) is a city located in the state of Sinaloa (Northern Mexico). It is 100 km north of Culiacán. The city serves as the municipal seat of the municipality of Salvador Alvarado. In the 2010 census, the city had an official population of 63,743 inhabitants. It is the fifth-largest city in the state in population after Culiacán, Mazatlán, Los Mochis and Guasave, respectively. Show Guamúchilon the map
Juan José RíosJuan José Ríos (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxwaŋ xoˈse ˈri.os]), is an agricultural city located in Northern Sinaloa, Mexico. It's divided in two municipalities, where its major part is located in Guasave Municipality, and the rest is in Ahome Municipality. It had a population of 27,938 inhabitants (including city's both parts in Guasave and Ahome Municipalities), according to the 2010 census. Show Juan José Ríoson the map
El Fuerte de Montes ClarosEl Fuerte (Spanish ) is a city and its surrounding municipality in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa. The city population reported in the 2010 census were 12,566 people. El Fuerte, meaning \"The Fort\", was named \"Pueblo Mágico\" (\"Magical Town\") in 2009, for it has many attractions and a special, pretty-small-town Aura. Show El Fuerte de Montes Claroson the map
ConcordiaConcordia is a city and its surrounding municipality in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It was founded as Villa de San Sebastián. According to 2010 census, it had a population of 8,328 inhabitants. It stands at 23°17′18″N 106°04′03″W / 23.28833°N 106.06750°W. Show Concordiaon the map
CosaláCosalá (Spanish is a small city and the seat of its surrounding municipality in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 24°24′45″N 106°41′30″W / 24.41250°N 106.69167°W.The city reported 6,577 inhabitants in the 2010 census. Show Cosaláon the map
San RafaelSan Rafael is a small town located about 15 minutes southeast of Guasave, Sinaloa, Mexico. The small town was flooded (around the year 1987 according to a local) because of a broken dike. The government helped the city rebuild. Show San Rafaelon the map
ChoixChoix (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈtʃoiks]) is a small city in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 26°42′33″N 108°19′19″W / 26.70917°N 108.32194°W.The city reported 9,305 inhabitants in the 2010 census. Show Choixon the map
La BrechaLa Brecha is a town in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 25°22′16″N 108°25′09″W / 25.37111°N 108.41917°W. It is part of Guasave Municipality. Population (2010): 2,075 Show La Brechaon the map
Campo El AguajitoEl Aguajito is small town in the state of Sinaloa in Mexico. It lies within a large forested area in the highlands of the state west of the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountains. Show Campo El Aguajitoon the map
El DoradoEldorado is a community approximately one hour away from Culiacán in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It is about a 20-minute drive from \"Las Arenitas\", a small fishing town. Show El Doradoon the map
CopalaCopala, formerly known as San José de Copala, is a four-century-old silver-mining town in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. The town is in the municipality of Concordia. Show Copalaon the map
AguarutoAguaruto (Spanish pronunciation: [aɣwaˈɾuto]) is a small town just west of the larger city of Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico. The name \"Aguaruto\" means cat's claw. Show Aguarutoon the map
CuliacancitoCuliacancito is a small town located just outside, and northwest, of the larger city of Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico. Footballer Jared Borgetti was born here. Show Culiacancitoon the map
Escuinapa de HidalgoMunicipality of Escuinapa is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico. The seat is Escuinapa de Hidalgo. Show Escuinapa de Hidalgoon the map
DautillosDautillos is a town in the municipality of Navolato, Mexico. It is one meter above sea level. Show Dautilloson the map
La Misión ViejaLa Misión or Misión or Rancho La Misión is a town in Sinaloa, Mexico. Show La Misión Viejaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Sinaloa
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Estado de SinaloaSinaloa (), officially the Free and Sovereign State of Sinaloa (Spanish: Estado Libre y Soberano de Sinaloa), is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, compose the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. It is divided into 18 municipalities and its capital city is Culiacán Rosales. It is located in Northwestern Mexico. It is bordered by the states of Sonora to the north, Chihuahua and Durango to the east (separated from them by the Sierra Madre Occidental) and Nayarit to the south. To the west, Sinaloa has a significant share of coastline on the Gulf of California.Show on map
AhomeAhome (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈome]) is a municipality on the coast of the Gulf of California in the northwestern part of the Mexican state of Sinaloa; it is adjacent to the southern border of Sonora state. It reported 388,344 inhabitants in the 2005 census. Ahome (population 10,840) is also the name of the second-largest community in the municipality. The municipal seat is the port city of Los Mochis, its largest community. It is the third most important municipality in the state of Sinaloa, and is a commercial corridor to the northwest of the country. It is situated on the Pacific coastal plain, at the entrance of the Gulf of California and lies in the heart of a rich agricultural region, Fort Valley. It stands at 25°33′50″N 108°46′00″W / 25.56389°N 108.76667°W.Show on map
CuliacánCuliacán () is a city in northwestern Mexico, the largest city in the state of Sinaloa as well as its capital and capital of the municipality of Culiacán. With 675,773 inhabitants in the city (census of 2010), and 858,638 in the municipality. While the municipality has a total area of 4,758 km2 (1,837 sq mi), the city itself is dense, at only 65 km2 (25 sq mi).Show on map
BadiraguatoBadiraguato is a small city and seat of the Badiraguato Municipality in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 25°21′47″N 107°33′06″W / 25.36306°N 107.55167°W.According to 2010 census, the city reported 3,725 inhabitants. It is the birthplace of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, Mexico's most powerful drug lord. Badiraguato is located near the municipality of Culiacán, the Sierra Madre Occidental which cross Badiraguato gives to the municipality temperate forest ecosystems.Show on map
Salvador AlvaradoSalvador Alvarado Municipality (Spanish pronunciation: [salβaˈðor alβaˈɾaðo]) is in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 25°08′09″N 107°51′45″W / 25.13583°N 107.86250°W. The municipality reported 79,085 inhabitants in the 2010 census and has an areal extent of 1,197.5 km² (462.36 sq mi). Its municipal seat is the city of Guamúchil. The largest other community in the municipality is the town of Benito Juárez (population 5,128).Show on map
San IgnacioSan Ignacio or San Ignacio de Piaxtla is a city and seat of the surrounding San Ignacio Municipality in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 23°56′12″N 106°25′39″W / 23.93667°N 106.42750°W. In this town actress Ofelia Cano was born. The municipality reported 4,543 inhabitants in the 2010 census.Show on map
ElotaElota is a municipality in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 23°46′10″N 106°35′0″W / 23.76944°N 106.58333°W.The municipality reported 49,471 inhabitants in the 2000 census. The municipal seat of Elota is the city of La Cruz.Show on map
AngosturaAngostura is a city and it is seat of its surrounding municipality in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 25°21′55″N 108°09′44″W / 25.36528°N 108.16222°W. The city of Angostura reported 5,086 inhabitants in the 2010 census.Show on map
RosarioMunicipality of Rosario is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico. Its seat is the city of El Rosario. According to 2010 census it had 49,380 inhabitants.Show on map
ConcordiaMunicipality of Concordia is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico. According to 2010 census it had a population of 28,493 inhabitants.Show on map
EscuinapaMunicipality of Escuinapa is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico. The seat is Escuinapa de Hidalgo.Show on map
El FuerteMunicipality of El Fuerte is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico. Its seat is El Fuerte city.Show on map
SinaloaMunicipality of Sinaloa is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico. Its seat is Sinaloa de Leyva.Show on map
GuasaveMunicipality of Guasave is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico. Its seat is Guasave city.Show on map
ChoixThe Municipality of Choix is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico. Its seat is Choix.Show on map
NavolatoMunicipality of Navolato is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico.Show on map
MazatlánMunicipality of Mazatlán is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico.Show on map
MocoritoMunicipality of Mocorito is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico.Show on map
CosaláMunicipality of Cosalá is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico.Show on map
Different buildings in Sinaloa
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Federal de Bachigualato International AirportFederal of Bachigualato International Airport or commonly named Culiacán International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Federal de Bachigualato or Aeropuerto Internacional de Culiacán), (IATA: CUL, ICAO: MMCL) is an international airport located at Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico. It handles the national and international air traffic of the city of Culiacán. In 2014, Culiacán airport handled 1,307,717 passengers, and in 2015 it handled 1,432,315 passengers. It is handled by Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte. This airport used to be operated by Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico.Show on map
General Rafael Buelna International AirportGeneral Rafael Buelna International Airport (IATA: MZT, ICAO: MMMZ), also known as Mazatlán International Airport, is located in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico. This airport is the most important in Sinaloa for its international operations, and second to Culiacan International Airport for its domestic operations. It has one terminal with two concourses. It is located on the southeastern edge of the city and it is one of four airports in Mexico which has an Area Control Center (Centro Mazatlán/Mazatlán Center); the other ones being Mexico City International Airport, Monterrey International Airport and Mérida International Airport. Mazatlán Center controls air traffic over the northwest part of the country.Show on map
Los Mochis International AirportValle del Fuerte Federal International Airport or commonly named Los Mochis International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Federal del Valle del Fuerte or Aeropuerto Internacional de Los Mochis), (IATA: LMM, ICAO: MMLM) is the airport serving Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico. It comprises a terminal building with basic services and three commercial aircraft parking spaces. It handled 228,600 passengers in 2014, and 235,323 passengers in 2015.Show on map
El Fuerte AirportEl Fuerte Airport (ICAO: MM79) is an airport located at El Fuerte, Sinaloa, Mexico, a city located in the northern part of Sinaloa State. The airport is used solely for general aviation purposes.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Sinaloa
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Río SinaloaThe Sinaloa River is a river of Mexico. It runs across the state of Sinaloa from northeast to southwest, beginning in the Sierra Madre Occidental and emptying into the Gulf of California. Its flow is interrupted mostly by the Diaz Ordaz Dam which created Lake Baccarac in 1978. Below the dam, the flow of the river is largely diverted by an irrigation canal near the town of Sinaloa de Leyva.Show on map
Río BaluarteThe Baluarte River, (Rio del Baluarte) is a river of Mexico. Near Concordia in Sinaloa, it is spanned by the Durango–Mazatlán highway via the Baluarte Bridge - the highest cable-stayed bridge in the world.Show on map
Río Fuerte NuevoThe Fuerte River is a river in the state of Sinaloa, in northwestern Mexico. It flows from headwaters in the Sierra Madre Occidental to the Pacific Ocean in the Gulf of California.Show on map