Concordia, Sinaloa

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Villa de San Sebastián
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Villa de San Sebastián
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 23°17′18″N106°04′03″W / 23.28833°N 106.06750°W / 23.28833; -106.06750 Coordinates: 23°17′18″N106°04′03″W / 23.28833°N 106.06750°W / 23.28833; -106.06750
Country Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Sinaloa
Municipality Concordia
Founded in As Villa de San Sebastián: 1565
Founded by Francisco de Ibarra
   Municipal president José Eligio Medina Ríos
Population (2010)
  Total 8,328
Time zone Mountain Standard Time (UTC-7)
  Summer (DST) Mountain Daylight Time (UTC-6)

Concordia is a city and its surrounding municipality in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. The town is noted for manufacture of artesinal wooden furniture, symbolized by the giant chair in the town plaza. According to 2010 census, it had a population of 8,328 inhabitants.

Mexico country in the southern portion of North America

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Covering almost 2,000,000 square kilometres (770,000 sq mi), the nation is the fifth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent state in the world. With an estimated population of over 120 million people, the country is the eleventh most populous state and the most populous Spanish-speaking state in the world, while being the second most populous nation in Latin America after Brazil. Mexico is a federation comprising 31 states and Mexico City, a special federal entity that is also the capital city and its most populous city. Other metropolises in the state include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, Tijuana and León.

Sinaloa State of Mexico

Sinaloa, officially the Free and Sovereign State of 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.

Founded as Villa de San Sebastián in 1565 by Francisco de Ibarra, Concordia was originally a center of gold, silver and copper mining. The main church, San Sebastián, was built in 1785 with an ornate baroque facade.

Francisco de Ibarra Spanish explorer

Francisco de Ibarra was a Basque explorer, founder of the city of Durango, and governor of the Spanish province of Nueva Vizcaya, in present-day Durango and Chihuahua.

Concordia is about an hour's travel southeast of Mazatlán, on the highway to Durango. It stands at 23°17′18″N106°04′03″W / 23.28833°N 106.06750°W / 23.28833; -106.06750 .

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