Tamazula de Victoria

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Tamazula de Victoria
Municipal seat and city
Official seal of Tamazula de Victoria
Seal
Tamazula de Victoria is located in Mexico
Tamazula de Victoria
Tamazula de Victoria
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 24°58′12″N 106°57′56″W / 24.97000°N 106.96556°W / 24.97000; -106.96556
Country  Mexico
State Durango
Municipality Tamazula
Government
 • Municipal Presiden Ricardo Ochoa Beltran
Elevation 245 m (804 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,337
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Postalcode 34580
Website http://www.tamazuladgo.gob.mx/index.html

Tamazula de Victoria is a small town and seat of the municipality of Tamazula in the Mexican state of Durango, near the Sierra Madre Occidental mountains. The town is located about 1.5 hours east of Culiacán, Sinaloa. General Guadalupe Victoria, the first president of Mexico, was born there, hence the name. Its official name is Tamazula de Victoria. As of 2010, the town had a population of 2,337[1]

The municipal subdidisions of Tamazula are:

Amaculi, Los Remedios, El Chicural, El Cocoyole, Chacala, El Llano, El Comedero, Las Juntas, Las Quebradas, El Río, Pueblo Viejo, El Carrizo, Otatitlán, Las Coloradas, La Nonte, El Cajón, La Mesa del Rodeo, El Durazno, la Alameda, Santa Gertrudis, and El Tecuán.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tamazula". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 

Coordinates: 24°58′12″N 106°57′56″W / 24.97000°N 106.96556°W / 24.97000; -106.96556