Culiacán Municipality

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Culiacán Municipality

Municipio de Culiacán
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Seal
Culiacan en Sinaloa.svg
Location of the municipality in Sinaloa
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Coat of arms of Sinaloa.svg Sinaloa
Seat Culiacán Rosales
No. of Sindicaturas17
Foundation1915
Government
   Municipal president Sergio Torres Félix PRI Party (Mexico).svg
Area
  Total4,758 km2 (1,837 sq mi)
Population
(2010)
  Total858,638 [1]
  Density180.5/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. [2]

Municipalities of Sinaloa Wikimedia list article

Sinaloa is a state in Northwest Mexico that is divided into 18 municipalities.

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.

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.

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The municipal seat is the city of Culiacán.

Political subdivision

Culiacán Municipality is subdivided into 17 sindicaturas:

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References

  1. "Main results by locality 2010". INEGI. 2010.
  2. "-". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on January 28, 2007. Retrieved January 11, 2010.


See also

Culiacán Place in Sinaloa, Mexico

Culiacán is a city in northwestern Mexico. It is the largest city in and the capital of the state of Sinaloa. It is also the seat of Culiacán Municipality. It had an urban population of 785,800 in 2015 while 905,660 lived in the entire municipality. While the municipality has a total area of 4,758 km2 (1,837 sq mi), the city itself is considerably smaller, measuring only 65 km2 (25 sq mi).

Aguaruto is a small town just west of the larger city of Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico.