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Sinaloa Municipality

Sinaloa Municipality

Municipio de Sinaloa
Official seal of Sinaloa Municipality
Seal
Location of the municipality in Sinaloa
Location of the municipality in Sinaloa
Country Mexico
StateCoat of arms of Sinaloa.svg Sinaloa
SeatSinaloa de Leyva
No. of Sindicaturas9
Foundation1915
Government
 • Municipal presidentSaúl Rubio Valenzuela PAN logo (Mexico).svg
Area
 • Total6,186.5 km2 (2,388.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total88,282[1]
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (Mountain Daylight Time)
WebsiteOfficial website

Municipality of Sinaloa is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico.[2] Its seat is Sinaloa de Leyva.

Political subdivision

Sinaloa Municipality is subdivided in 9 sindicaturas:

  • Bacubirito
  • Estación Naranjo
  • Lázaro Cárdenas (Ejido Ruiz Cortines No. 1)
  • Llano Grande
  • Maquipo
  • Ocoroni
  • Palmar de los Sepúlveda
  • San José de Gracia
  • San José de las Delicias

Economy

Agriculture is one of the three main economical activities in this municipality, with cultivation of maize, beans, soy, wheat, sorghum, tomato and sesame representing the main preferences. Cattle farming is another of the three activities, with 6820 registered cattle farmers, as well as 52235 heads of cattle. In a much more reduced quantity, pigs are reared, as well as domestic birds. The industrial aspect of the economy consists of a furniture factory, as well as a hydroelectric plant belonging to CFE.

References

  1. ^ "Main results by locality 2010". INEGI. 2010.
  2. ^ "-". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved January 11, 2010.