Ahome (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈome]) is a municipality on the coast of the Gulf of California in the northwestern part of the Mexican state of Sinaloa; it is adjacent to the southern border of Sonora state. It reported 388,344 inhabitants in the 2005 census. Ahome (population 10,840) is also the name of the second-largest community in the municipality. The municipal seat is the port city of Los Mochis, its largest community. It is the third most important municipality in the state of Sinaloa, and is a commercial corridor to the northwest of the country. It is situated on the Pacific coastal plain, at the entrance of the Gulf of California and lies in the heart of a rich agricultural region, Fort Valley. It stands at .
Municipio de Ahome
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality in Sinaloa
|No. of Sindicaturas||7|
|• Municipal president||Manuel Guillermo Moreno|
|• Total||4,342.89 km2 (1,676.80 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain Standard Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (Mountain Daylight Time)|
|Website||Ahome government page|
Ahome Municipality is subdivided in 7 sindicaturas:
The climate is mildly hot and humid, hardly modified by rainfall. Studies have established the average annual temperature to be 33°C (91.4°F). In the last twenty-eight years, the lowest recorded temperature was 5°C (41°F) and the highest was 43°C (109.4°F), the hottest months being from July to October and the coolest from November to February. In the period of reference, rainfall averaged 302.2 mm (11.9 inches) annually, with the rainiest months being from July to October. The prevailing winds in the region are oriented in a southwesterly direction with an approximate speed of one meter per second (2.23 mph). Relative humidity averages between 65 and 75%.
Jesús Alonso Escoboza Lugo (born 22 January 1993 in Los Mochis, Sinaloa), sometimes known as Jesús Escoboza, is a Mexican footballer who plays as a left winger for Puebla of the Liga MX.Carlos Fierro
Carlos Eduardo Fierro Guerrero (born July 24, 1994 in Ahome, Sinaloa) is a Mexican footballer, who plays as winger for Monarcas Morelia in Liga MX. He was part of the Mexico U-17 FIFA World Cup champions in 2011, becoming the first national team to achieve it while hosting, defeating Uruguay 2–0 and managing their second title. With 4 goals, his performance in the tournament was recognized by being awarded the Adidas Bronze Ball.Carlos Higuera
Carlos Alberto Higuera de los Ríos (born 18 November 2000) is a Mexican footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Club Tijuana.Daniel López (footballer, born 2000)
Daniel Guadalupe López Valdez (born 14 March 2000) is a Mexican footballer who plays as a striker for Club Tijuana.Darío Romo
Darío Romo (born January 6, 1988 in Ahome, Sinaloa) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Murciélagos of Ascenso MX on loan from Querétaro.Escuinapa de Hidalgo
Escuinapa de Hidalgo is a city in Escuinapa Municipality of the same name, located at the extreme southern end of the Mexican state of Sinaloa. Its geographical coordinates are 22°28′0″N 105°26′17″W. At the census of 2005 the city had a population of 28,789 inhabitants (the sixth-largest community in the state), while the municipality reported 49,655 inhabitants. According to the Mexican Government, Escuinapa will have near 500,000 inhabitants in 2025 for the mega touristic center that are building near the town, and will be finished in 2025; with this information we can know Escuinapa de Hidalgo will be the second or third city more important in Sinaloa, also will be between the second and fourth place according population by municipality, maybe over Ahome and behind Mazatlán. The municipality has an area of 1633.22 km² (630.58 sq mi) and includes the towns of Isla del Bosque and Teacapan, in addition to many smaller localities.Higuera de Zaragoza
Higuera de Zaragoza (locally [iˈɣeɾa ðe saɾaˈɣosa]) is a city in the municipality of Ahome in the northwestern part of the state of Sinaloa, Mexico. It lies at latitude 25° 59' N, longitude 109° 20' W at an elevation of 9 meters above sea level. It is located on the Gulf of California between Agiabampo and Topolobampo, near Las Grullas. The community had a 2005 census population of 8,976 inhabitants and is the third-largest town in the municipality, after Los Mochis and Ahome.
The city is the birthplace of Major League baseball pitcher Dennys Reyes. José de Jesús López
José de Jesús López Higuera (born July 3, 1990 in Ahome, Sinaloa) is a professional Mexican footballer who currently plays for Murciélagos F.C..Juan José Ríos, Sinaloa
Juan José Ríos (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxwaŋ xoˈse ˈri.os]) is an agricultural city located in Northern Sinaloa, Mexico. It is divided in two municipalities, where its major part is located in Guasave Municipality, and the rest is in Ahome Municipality. It had a population of 27,938 inhabitants (including city's both parts in Guasave and Ahome Municipalities), according to the 2010 census.Juan Álvarez (Mexican footballer, born 1996)
Juan Manuel Álvarez Hernández (born 1 July 1996) is a Mexican footballer who plays as a Defender for C.F. Monterrey.Leobardo Siqueiros
Leobardo Siqueiros (born 3 February 1994 in Ahome, Sinaloa) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Juárez of Ascenso MX on loan from Monterrey.Los Mochis
Los Mochis (Spanish pronunciation: [los ˈmotʃis]) is a coastal city in northern Sinaloa, Mexico. It serves as the municipal seat of the municipality of Ahome. As of the 2010 census, the population was 362,613, which was 61 percent of the municipality's population.
Los Mochis is the western terminus of the Chihuahua-Pacific Railroad (El Chepe), which passes through the scenic Copper Canyon. This railway was originally conceived by Albert K. Owen and approved by President Porfirio Díaz as a trade route linking the cattle markets in Kansas City with the nearest port on the Pacific Ocean, Topolobampo.
Today the North Pacific irrigation region (Sinaloa-Sonora) in which the Fort Valley is the largest district and is the principal agricultural area of Sinaloa, containing over 70% of all irrigated land and producing sugar cane, cotton, rice, flowers, and many types of vegetables. The valley is one of the largest producers of mangoes in Mexico. Air transportation is provided by Los Mochis International Airport. Nearby Topolobampo is the second largest natural deepwater port in the world, and is known for its commercial fishing and increasingly important role in shipping.Luis Romo
Luis Francisco Romo Barrón (born 6 May 1995) is a Mexican footballer who plays as a defender for Querétaro F.C..Mario Antonio Rodríguez
Mario Antonio Rodríguez Gaxiola aka Marito (born August 23, 1995 in Ahome, Sinaloa) is a professional Mexican footballer who currently plays for Guadalupe F.C. on loan from Santos Laguna.Mario López Valdez
Mario López Valdez (born January 18, 1957 in Cubiri de la Loma, Sinaloa), popularly known as Malova, is a Mexican businessman and politician, a member of the National Action Party. He was a senator of the state of Sinaloa from 2006 to 2010 and municipal president of Ahome Municipality from 2002 to 2004. He was the Governor of Sinaloa, from 2011 to 2016.Sergio Arias
Sergio Javier Arias Delgado (born February 27, 1988 in Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico) is a Mexican footballer as goalkeeper.Topolobampo
Topolobampo (Spanish pronunciation: [topoloˈβampo]) is a port on the Gulf of California in northwestern Sinaloa, Mexico. It is the fourth-largest town in the municipality of Ahome (after Los Mochis, Ahome, and Higuera de Zaragoza), reporting a 2010 census population of 6,361 inhabitants.
The port connects the northern Mexican states through the Chihuahua-Pacific Railroad, which has a terminus in nearby Los Mochis. It is the eastern port for the daily car ferry connecting to La Paz in Baja California Sur.
Topolobampo is also the beginning of the international trade corridor, "La Entrada al Pacifico", that ends near the Midland-Odessa, Texas area.Valentín Arredondo
Valentín Arredondo (born February 13, 1989 in Ahome, Sinaloa) is a retired Mexican professional footballer who played for Murciélagos of Ascenso MX.Érick Gutiérrez
Érick Gabriel Gutiérrez Galaviz (born 15 June 1995) is a Mexican footballer who plays as a midfielder for Dutch club PSV and the Mexico national team.
He began both his youth and senior career at Pachuca, managing to win the 2016 Clausura and the 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League the following season. During the 2015–2016 season, he would be named captain for his team at the age of 20. In August 2018, PSV Eindhoven would sign him.
He has participated for various youth levels of the Mexico national football team, including the U-20 side where he won the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship and the 2015 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship and the U-23 team that participated 2016 Summer Olympics. He was also part of the roster that went to the 2018 FIFA World Cup following an injury picked up by another player.