Badiraguato Municipality

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Badiraguato Municipality
Municipio de Badiraguato
Municipality
Official seal of Badiraguato Municipality
Seal
Location of the municipality in Sinaloa
Location of the municipality in Sinaloa
Coordinates: 25°21′46″N 107°33′05″W / 25.36278°N 107.55139°W / 25.36278; -107.55139
Country  Mexico
State Coat of arms of Sinaloa.svg Sinaloa
Seat Badiraguato
No. of Sindicaturas 15
Foundation 1915
Government
 • Municipal president Ángel Robles Bañuelos
Area
 • Total 5,864.75 km2 (2,264.39 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 29,999[1]
Time zone Mountain Standard Time (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) Mountain Daylight Time (UTC-6)
Website Official website

Municipality of Badiraguato is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico.[2] The seat of the municipality is in the small town of Badiraguato. It is the birthplace of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, Mexico's most powerful drug lord.[3]

Political subdivision[edit]

Badiraguato Municipality is subdivided in 15 sindicaturas:

  • El Varejonal
  • Ciénega de los Lara
  • Cortijos de Guaténipa
  • Otatillos
  • Higueras de Teófilo Álvarez Borboa
  • San Nicolás del Sitio
  • Santiago de los Caballeros
  • San Javier
  • San José del Llano
  • Huixiopa
  • San Luis Gonzaga
  • Potrero de Bejarano
  • Surutato
  • Santa Rita
  • Tameapa

References[edit]

  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. 
  3. ^ Stephey, M.J. (13 May 2009). "Joaquin Guzman Loera: Billionaire Drug Lord". Times. Retrieved 24 January 2012. 

Coordinates: 25°21′46″N 107°33′05″W / 25.36278°N 107.55139°W / 25.36278; -107.55139