Mayo River (Mexico)

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The Mayo River is located in the Mexican state of Sonora. [1]

Sonora State of Mexico

Sonora, officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Sonora, is one of 31 states that, with Mexico City, comprise the 32 federal entities of United Mexican States. It is divided into 72 municipalities; the capital city is Hermosillo. Sonora is bordered by the states of Chihuahua to the east, Baja California to the northwest and Sinaloa to the south. To the north, it shares the U.S.–Mexico border with the states of Arizona and New Mexico, and on the west has a significant share of the coastline of the Gulf of California.

The Adolfo Ruiz Cortines Dam generates electricity and irrigates agriculture in the Mayo Valley. It is 30 km east of the city of Navojoa, in the municipality of Álamos. Adolfo Ruiz Cortines was a president of Mexico.

The Adolfo Ruiz Cortines Dam, built in 1955 is a medium-sized reservoir, located in the Mexican state of Sonora; it provides water for the Río Mayo Irrigation district. At 1,100 million m3 it ranks the 25th largest reservoir in Mexico. In 1985 the dam overflowed reservoir forcing the evacuation of 20,000 people.

Navojoa City in Sonora, Mexico

Navojoa is the fifth-largest city in the northern Mexican state of Sonora and is situated in the southern part of the state. The city is the administrative seat of Navojoa Municipality, located in the Mayo River Valley.

Álamos Place in Sonora, Mexico

Álamos (Spanish['alamos]  is a town in Álamos Municipality in the Mexican state of Sonora, in northwestern Mexico.

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