La Cruz, Sinaloa

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La Cruz
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 23°55′17″N106°53′31″W / 23.92139°N 106.89194°W / 23.92139; -106.89194 Coordinates: 23°55′17″N106°53′31″W / 23.92139°N 106.89194°W / 23.92139; -106.89194
Country Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Sinaloa
Municipality Elota
Government
   Municipal president Aracely Esparza Gaxiola.
Elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2010)
  Total 15,657
  [1]
Time zone Mountain Standard Time (UTC-7)
  Summer (DST) Mountain Daylight Time (UTC-6)
Website Elota Government page

La Cruz is a small city in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 23°55′17″N106°53′31″W / 23.92139°N 106.89194°W / 23.92139; -106.89194 . The city reported 15,657 inhabitants in the 2010 census. [1]

Sinaloa State of Mexico

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References

  1. 1 2 "Principales resultados por localidad 2010 (ITER)". Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. 2010.

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