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
   Municipal president Geovanni Escobar Manjarrez.
20 m (70 ft)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain Standard Time)
  Summer (DST) UTC-6 (Mountain Daylight Time)
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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La Cruz, Sinaloa, commonly known in Spanish as La Cruz de Elota, is the municipal seat of Sinaloa's Elota municipality, and is the site of Elota's municipal hall. There are shops and schools, as well as a nearby beach area, better known as Ceuta's Beach, which is located 8 km from La Cruz.

La Cruz is located between Culiacán (the capital of Sinaloa) and Mazatlán (Sinaloa's most important tourist destination and biggest harbor). Culiacán lies to the north at a distance of 120 km (74.5 miles) and Mazatlán to the south with a distance of 100 km (62 miles approximately).

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

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