Aconchi

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Aconchi
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°49′N110°13′W / 29.817°N 110.217°W / 29.817; -110.217 Coordinates: 29°49′N110°13′W / 29.817°N 110.217°W / 29.817; -110.217
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Sonora
Municipality Aconchi
Founded1639 (by Barmotolmé Castaño)
Municipality1932
Government
   Mayor José Jesús Souffle Enríquez (PRI)
Area
  Total1.05 km2 (0.41 sq mi)
Elevation612 m (2,008 ft)
Population (2010)
  Total1 741
  Density1.658/km2 (4.29/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-7 (Pacific (US Mountain))
  Summer (DST) UTC-7 (No DST)
Postal code84920
Area code(s) +52 623

Aconchi is a small city in Aconchi Municipality that surrounds it, located in the center of the Mexican state of Sonora. The population of the municipality (urban and rural) was 2,452 in 2005 in an area of 358.74 square kilometers. It became a municipality in 1932 but was founded in 1639 the Jesuit missionary Bartolomé Castaño.

Aconchi Municipality Municipality in Sonora, Mexico

Aconchi Municipality is a municipality in Sonora in north-western Mexico.

Sonora State of Mexico

Sonora, officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Sonora, is one of 31 states that, with Mexico City, comprise the 32 federal entities of United Mexican States. It is divided into 72 municipalities; the capital city is Hermosillo. Sonora is bordered by the states of Chihuahua to the east, Baja California to the northwest and Sinaloa to the south. To the north, it shares the U.S.–Mexico border with the states of Arizona and New Mexico, and on the west has a significant share of the coastline of the Gulf of California.

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The municipal seat lies at an elevation of 609 meters above sea level.

The land is mainly mountainous making agriculture difficult; therefore the economy is dependent on cattle raising. The Sonora River crosses the municipality from north to south, but its water flow is irregular.

Río Sonora is a 402-kilometer-long river of Mexico. It lies on the Pacific slope of the Mexican state of Sonora and it runs into the Gulf of California.

Aconchi lies on the main highway linking state capital Hermosillo with Cananea.

Hermosillo City in Sonora, Mexico

Hermosillo, formerly called Pitic, is a city located centrally in the northwestern Mexican state of Sonora. It is the capital and largest city as well as the main economic center for the state and region. As of 2015, the city has a population of 812,229 inhabitants, making it the 16th largest city in Mexico. The recent city population spur is due to its recent strong industrialization, especially in the automotive industry.

Cananea City in Sonora, Mexico

Cananea is a city in the northern Mexican state of Sonora, Northwestern Mexico. It is the seat of the Municipality of Cananea, on the U.S−Mexico border.

There is a modest spa called Aguas Termales de Aconchi, located a few kilometers to the north, which has tourist potential. The main tourist attraction is “El Agua Caliente de Aconchi”, which consists of a spring of medicinal waters reaching a temperature of 59 °C (138.2 °F). It is located 4 km from the town on the highway that goes from Hermosillo to Arizpe.

Arizpe Place

Arizpe is a small town in Arizpe Municipality in the north of the Mexican state of Sonora. It is located at 30°20'"N 110°09'"W. The area of the municipality is 2,806.78 sq.km. The population in 2005 was 2,959 of which 1,743 lived in the municipal seat as of the 2000 census.

This recreational spot has no hotel infrastructure but there is an area for camping. Besides the swimming pool there is a restaurant and an area for barbecues.

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