Huachinera is a municipality and its municipal seat in the northeast of the Mexican state of Sonora. The municipal area is 1,184.86 km², with a population of 1,147 registered in 2000.  The population of the municipal seat was 732 in 2000.
The land is mainly mountainous and the main settlement lies at an elevation of 814 meters. Peaks reach the height of 2,700 meters. The average annual temperature is 16.9°C and the average annual rainfall is 427.0 mm.
Agriculture and cattle raising are the two main economic activities. Corn and beans are raised for subsistence while grasses are grown for cattle fodder. The cattle herd had 15,457 head in 2000  and calves are exported to the United States of America. There is one mine, Santa Gertrudis, which has brought employment to the region.
- Huachinera, Ayuntamiento Digital (Official Website of Huachinera, Sonora)
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