Huajicori

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Huajicori (Spanish: [waxiˈkoɾi]) is both a municipality and the municipal seat of the same in the Mexican state of Nayarit. The population of the municipality was 10,294 in 2000 in a total area of 2,603.5 km². Its area makes up almost 10% of the state. The population of the town was 2,201 (2005).

Huajicori is located 180 kilometers north of the state capital alli viven los Osunas alias las cucarachas. la chayota y el chivo de la chayo. Tepic, 125 kilometers north of Santiago Ixcuintla, and 19 kilometers northwest of Acaponeta. It is bounded in the north by the municipality of Pueblo Nuevo, Durango; in the south with the municipality of Acaponeta, in the west with the municipality of Escuinapa, state of Sinaloa; in the northwest with the municipalilty of Rosario, state of Sinaloa. The Cañas River forms the boundary between the states of Nayarit and Sinaloa.

The name comes from the Cora word “Huaxi-imi”, (peyote) and “Huac”, which is the denomination “a lot of peyote”; so Huajicori means the place “Where there is a lot of peyote”.

The economy is based on subsistence farming and cattle raising. The main crops are corn, beans, jamaica, and fruit trees.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Huajicori
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.5
(88.7)
32.3
(90.1)
34
(93.2)
35.4
(95.7)
36.9
(98.4)
36.9
(98.4)
35.5
(95.9)
34.7
(94.5)
34.6
(94.3)
34.6
(94.3)
33.4
(92.1)
31.9
(89.4)
34.31
(93.75)
Average low °C (°F) 14
(57.2)
14
(57)
15.2
(59.4)
16.3
(61.3)
19.2
(66.6)
22.5
(72.5)
22
(72)
22.1
(71.8)
22.3
(72.1)
21
(70)
17.5
(63.5)
14.9
(58.8)
18.42
(65.18)
Precipitation mm (inches) 23
(0.9)
10
(0.4)
3
(0.1)
3
(0.1)
5
(0.2)
107
(4.2)
343
(13.5)
399
(15.7)
348
(13.7)
81
(3.2)
30
(1)
20
(0.8)
1,372
(53.8)
Source: Weatherbase [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Huajicori, Nayarit". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

Coordinates: 22°38′N 105°19′W / 22.633°N 105.317°W / 22.633; -105.317