Guasave Municipality

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Guasave Municipality
Municipio de Guasave
Coat of arms
Guasave en Sinaloa.svg
Location of the municipality in Sinaloa
Coordinates: 25°34′28″N108°28′14″W / 25.57444°N 108.47056°W / 25.57444; -108.47056 Coordinates: 25°34′28″N108°28′14″W / 25.57444°N 108.47056°W / 25.57444; -108.47056
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Coat of arms of Sinaloa.svg Sinaloa
Foundation 1916
Seat Guasave
No. of Sindicaturas12
   Municipal president Ramón Barajas ( PRI Party (Mexico).svg PRI)
  Total 3,464.41 km2 (1,337.62 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 285,912 [1]
Time zone Mountain Standard Time (UTC-7)
  Summer (DST) Mountain Daylight Time (UTC-6)
Website Guasave Government page

Municipality of Guasave is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico. [2] Its seat is Guasave city.

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.

Political subdivision

Guasave Municipality is subdivided in 12 sindicaturas: [3]

Sindicatura Seat Comisarías Area
Juan José Ríos Juan José Ríos
  • Bachoco
  • Ejido Campo 38
969.24 ha (3.7423 sq mi)
Adolfo Ruiz Cortines Adolfo Ruiz Cortines
  • Cerro Cabezón
  • Corerepe
  • Miguel Alemán
  • Jesús María
295.17 ha (1.1397 sq mi)
Gabriel Leyva Solano Gabriel Leyva Solano
  • La Entrada
  • Huitussi
  • San Fernando
201.79 ha (0.7791 sq mi)
La TrinidadLa Trinidad
  • Las Moras
  • Las Juntas
  • Los Hornos
124.74 ha (0.4816 sq mi)
León FonsecaLeón Fonseca
  • Portugués de Gálvez
  • El Sabino
  • El Zopilote
148.91 ha (0.5749 sq mi)
  • Camainero
  • Gambino
  • Pueblo Viejo
  • San Sebastián
184.59 ha (0.7127 sq mi)
  • Choipa
  • Estación Bamoa
  • Orba
129.70 ha (0.5008 sq mi)
San RafaelSan Rafael
  • Estación Capomas
  • Francisco R. Serrano
  • San Francisco de Capomas
  • Las Brisas
  • Palmarito de los Angulo
  • El Serranito
95.33 ha (0.3681 sq mi)
El BurriónEl Burrión
  • La Cuestona
  • Guasavito
  • Ejido Javier Rojo Gómez
  • El Pitahayal
  • San José de Palos Blancos
128.51 ha (0.4962 sq mi)
La Brecha La Brecha
  • Casa Blanca
  • Colonia Ángel Flores
  • Valle de Uyaqui
131.12 ha (0.5063 sq mi)
  • El Amole
  • Buenavista
  • Palos Verdes
  • El Progreso
  • El Sacrificio
116.77 ha (0.4509 sq mi)
Central Guasave 1,620.53 ha (6.2569 sq mi)

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