El Rosario, Sinaloa

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El Rosario
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El Rosario
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 22°45′00″N105°22′16″W / 22.75000°N 105.37111°W / 22.75000; -105.37111 Coordinates: 22°45′00″N105°22′16″W / 22.75000°N 105.37111°W / 22.75000; -105.37111
Country Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Sinaloa
Municipality Rosario
Founded in1655
Government
   Municipal president Ángel Alfonso Silva Santiago
Population
(2010)
  Total16,002
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain Standard Time)
  Summer (DST) UTC-6 (Mountain Daylight Time)
Website Official website
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Church of Our Lady of the Rosary

El Rosario (Spanish Loudspeaker.svg  ) is a city and its surrounding municipality in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 22°45′00″N105°22′16″W / 22.75000°N 105.37111°W / 22.75000; -105.37111 .

Mexico country in the southern portion of North America

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The city reported 16,001 inhabitants in the 2010 census.

Overview

El Rosario, a small town about 31 miles (50 km) south of Mazatlán, is famous for the altar in the town church. The altar alone makes a visit to El Rosario somewhat worth the drive. El Rosario was once the richest town in Nouthwest Mexico because of the local mining operations. This small town was the home of the famous Mexican singer, Lola Beltrán. They have built a small museum in her honor although the museum is open only sporadically. The local economy produces pottery, furniture, and leather goods.[ citation needed ]

Mazatlán Place in Sinaloa, Mexico

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The city was founded on the 3rd of august, 1655. It is aid that on august 3,1655, a corporal named bonifacio noticed a cattle was missing and began to look for it. He walked along a river in what is now is known as Loma de Santiago, from where the cattle was lost. He went for it and captured it. As it had turned to night he lit a fire. When he woke up he had was in a for a major surprise, under the ashes of the fire he saw large molten silver adhered to a rock. He then gave the news to his boss. But before he left to give the news he left a Rosario to mark the place. His boss ran to the location to confirm that it was silver and began to extract the silver.

Cultural references

Rosario Sinaloa is the town referred to as Tres Camarones in the writing of Luis Alberto Urrea. The area now is known for growing amapola and marijuana in the hillsides, considered now the new gold mines for the area.

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