Minatitlán Municipality, Colima

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Minatitlán
Municipality
Motto: La entereza del hombre vence
Municipality of Minatitlán  in the state of Colima
Municipality of Minatitlán in the state of Colima
Minatitlán is located in Mexico
Minatitlán
Minatitlán
Municipality of Minatitlán in the state of Colima
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
Municipal seat Minatitlán
Largest city Minatitlán
Government
 • Municipal president Héctor Bautista Vázquez[1] (PRI Party (Mexico).svg PRI[2])
Area
 • Total 215 km2 (83 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 7,478
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
  Data source: INEGI
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
INEGI code 008
Website (Spanish) Ayuntamiento de Minatitlan, Colima, Mexico
Source: Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México

Minatitlán is a municipality of the Mexican state of Colima. Its municipal seat is the city of Minatitlán, Colima. Its principal economic activities are farming, ranching and mining. Minatitlán borders the state of Jalisco to the northwest, the municipality of Manzanillo to the southwest, and the municipalities of Coquimatlán, Villa de Álvarez, and Comala to the southeast.[3]

The municipality is Mexico's largest single source of iron ore.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Minatitlán
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.6
(85.3)
30.7
(87.3)
32.3
(90.1)
33.7
(92.7)
34.3
(93.7)
33
(91)
31
(87.8)
31
(87.8)
30.4
(86.7)
30.5
(86.9)
30.4
(86.7)
30.1
(86.2)
31.42
(88.52)
Average low °C (°F) 11.2
(52.2)
11.3
(52.3)
12
(53.6)
14
(57.2)
16
(60.8)
18
(64)
17.6
(63.7)
18.2
(64.8)
18
(64)
17
(62.6)
14.3
(57.7)
12.3
(54.1)
14.99
(58.92)
Average precipitation cm (inches) 3
(1)
1.3
(0.5)
0.5
(0.2)
0.3
(0.1)
1.5
(0.6)
17.5
(6.9)
33.3
(13.1)
35.3
(13.9)
36.1
(14.2)
13.2
(5.2)
2
(0.8)
1.8
(0.7)
145.8
(57.2)
Source: Weatherbase [4]

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. ^ "Minatitlán, Colima". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México (in Spanish). INAFED. Retrieved 2007-12-28. 
  4. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Minatitlán, Colima". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

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