Salvador Alvarado Municipality

Salvador Alvarado Municipality (Spanish pronunciation: [salβaˈðoɾ alβaˈɾaðo]) is in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It stands at 25°08′09″N 107°51′45″W / 25.13583°N 107.86250°W.

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).

Salvador Alvarado Municipality

Municipio de Salvador Alvarado
Coat of arms of Salvador Alvarado Municipality

Coat of arms
Location of the municipality in Sinaloa
Location of the municipality in Sinaloa
Country Mexico
StateCoat of arms of Sinaloa.svg Sinaloa
SeatGuamúchil
No. of Sindicaturas3
Foundation1962
Government
 • Municipal presidentGonzalo Camacho Angúlo PAN logo (Mexico).svg
Area
 • Total1,197.5 km2 (462.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total79,085[1]
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (Mountain Daylight Time)
WebsiteSalvador Alvarado Government page

References

  1. ^ "Main results by locality 2010". INEGI. 2010.
  • Sinaloa Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México

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Salvador Alvarado

Salvador Alvarado Rubio (September 16, 1880 – June 10, 1924) served in the Mexican military during the Mexican Revolution and as a statesman. He was a general of the Constitutionalist Army under the orders of Venustiano Carranza. Alvarado was the Governor of Yucatán from February 1915 to November, 1918. There is a Salvador Alvarado Municipality in the State of Sinaloa, where he was born, named in his honor.

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