Salvador Alvarado Municipality

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Salvador Alvarado Municipality
Municipio de Salvador Alvarado
Municipality
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Coat of arms
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Location of the municipality in Sinaloa
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Coat of arms of Sinaloa.svg Sinaloa
Seat Guamúchil
No. of Sindicaturas 3
Foundation 1962
Government
   Municipal president Gonzalo Camacho Angúlo PAN Party (Mexico).svg
Area
  Total 1,197.5 km2 (462.4 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 79,085 [1]
Time zone Mountain Standard Time (UTC-7)
  Summer (DST) Mountain Daylight Time (UTC-6)
Website Salvador Alvarado Government page

Salvador Alvarado Municipality (Spanish pronunciation:  [salβaˈðoɾ alβaˈɾaðo] ) is in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 25°08′09″N107°51′45″W / 25.13583°N 107.86250°W / 25.13583; -107.86250 .

Mexico country in the southern portion of North America

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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.

The municipality reported 79,085 inhabitants in the 2010 census and has an areal extent of 1,197.5 km² (462.36 sq mi). Its municipal seat is the city of Guamúchil. The largest other community in the municipality is the town of Benito Juárez (population 5,128).

Guamúchil Place in Sinaloa, Mexico

Guamúchil is a city located in the state of Sinaloa. It is 100 km north of Culiacán. The city serves as the municipal seat of the municipality of Salvador Alvarado. In the 2010 census, the city had an official population of 63,743 inhabitants. It is the fifth-largest city in the state in population after Culiacán, Mazatlán, Los Mochis and Guasave, respectively.

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