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.
Sinaloa is a state in Northwest Mexico that is divided into 18 municipalities.
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, 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.
The municipal seat is the city of Culiacán.
Culiacán Municipality is subdivided into 17 sindicaturas:
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