Municipio de Culiacán
Location of the municipality in Sinaloa
|No. of Sindicaturas||17|
|• Municipal president||Sergio Torres Félix |
|• Total||4,758 km2 (1,837 sq mi)|
|• Density||180.5/km2 (467/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain Standard Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (Mountain Daylight Time)|
|Website||Culiacán Government page|
Municipality of Culiacán is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico.
The municipal seat is the city of Culiacán.
Culiacán Municipality is subdivided into 17 sindicaturas:
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