Minatitlán, Colima

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Minatitlán
Municipal seat and city
Minatitlán is located in Mexico
Minatitlán
Minatitlán
Coordinates: 19°23′N 104°3′W / 19.383°N 104.050°W / 19.383; -104.050Coordinates: 19°23′N 104°3′W / 19.383°N 104.050°W / 19.383; -104.050
Country  Mexico
State Colima
Municipality Minatitlán
Government
 • Municipal president Héctor Bautista Vázquez[1] (PRI Party (Mexico).svg PRI[2])
Population (1995)
 • Total 4,009
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Website (Spanish) Ayuntamiento de Minatitlán, Colima
Source: Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México
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Minatitlán is a town in the Mexican state of Colima. Its serves as the municipal seat of the surrounding municipality of Minatitlán. [3]

Economy[edit]

The main crops grown are coffee beans, corn, mango, green tomato, rice, jalapeño chilli, orange, sugar cane, mamey sapote and other fruit trees. Minatitlán also counts with a big iron mine located at the Astilla mount, named "Peña Colorada".

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Cuautitlán y Minatitlán; en conflicto por un puente, Casimiro Castillo, El Sur, June 22, 2007. Accessed on line December 28, 2007.
  2. ^ (Spanish) De acuerdo al PREP, aventaja PRI-PVEM en 8 alcaldías y 2 el PAN, el Comentario, July 3, 2006. Accessed on line December 28, 2007.
  3. ^ (Spanish) Minatitlán, Colima at the Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Accessed on line December 28, 2007.

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