Guamúchil

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Guamúchil
Official seal of Guamúchil
Seal
Guamúchil is located in Mexico
Guamúchil
Guamúchil
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 25°27′50″N 108°4′46″W / 25.46389°N 108.07944°W / 25.46389; -108.07944Coordinates: 25°27′50″N 108°4′46″W / 25.46389°N 108.07944°W / 25.46389; -108.07944
Country  Mexico
State Sinaloa
Municipality Salvador Alvarado
Government
 • Mayor Gonzalo Camacho Angulo (PAN)
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 63,743
  [1]
Time zone Pacific Time zone (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-6)

Guamúchil (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡwaˈmutʃil]) is a city located in the state of Sinaloa, northern Mexico. It is 100 km north of Culiacán. The city serves as municipal seat of the municipality of Salvador Alvarado. At the census of 2010 the city had an official population of 63,743 inhabitants. It is the fifth-largest community in the state in population (after Culiacán, Mazatlán, Los Mochis, and Guasave).

Location[edit]

Latitude 25°27'50N
Longitude 108°4'46W
Elevation 50 m

[edit]

The municipal logo consists of:

  1. Left top: the Mochomo mountain and the Evora River referring to its region
  2. Left bottom: the primary elements used in commerce relating to politics, social and cultural life
  3. Right top: the pacific railroad track that initiated the communication for progress in that area
  4. Right bottom: the chickpea as the main product in the region along with cheese and wool.
  5. Center: a man with open arms towards progress.

Overall Guamúchil has been one of the cities that generates the greatest progress to the state.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Guamuchil
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27.6
(81.7)
28.6
(83.5)
30.3
(86.5)
33.2
(91.8)
35.3
(95.5)
36.3
(97.3)
35.6
(96.1)
34.9
(94.8)
34.9
(94.8)
34.9
(94.8)
31.9
(89.4)
28.4
(83.1)
32.66
(90.77)
Average low °C (°F) 11
(51.8)
11
(52)
12
(53.6)
14.6
(58.3)
18
(64.4)
23.1
(73.6)
24
(75.2)
23.6
(74.5)
23.7
(74.7)
20.9
(69.6)
15.5
(59.9)
11.7
(53.1)
17.42
(63.39)
Precipitation mm (inches) 20
(0.8)
10
(0.4)
5
(0.2)
0
(0)
5
(0.2)
15
(0.6)
140
(5.5)
183
(7.2)
130
(5)
46
(1.8)
28
(1.1)
18
(0.7)
600
(23.5)
Source: Weatherbase [2][better source needed]

Notable people[edit]

Guamúchil was the hometown of singer and actor Pedro Infante, birthplace of Mexican singer Ana Gabriel, and Miss México World 2009 Perla Beltrán.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Principales resultados por localidad 2010 (ITER)". Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. 2010. 
  2. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Guamuchil, Sinaloa". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.[better source needed]

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