Tubutama

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Tubutama
Mission San Pedro y San Pablo de Tubutama
Mission San Pedro y San Pablo de Tubutama
Tubutama is located in Mexico
Tubutama
Tubutama
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 30°53′5″N 111°27′50″W / 30.88472°N 111.46389°W / 30.88472; -111.46389Coordinates: 30°53′5″N 111°27′50″W / 30.88472°N 111.46389°W / 30.88472; -111.46389
Country  Mexico
State Sonora
Municipality Tubutama
Founded late C.17th
Government
 • Mayor Karina García Gutierrez
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Tubutama is a town, and the surrounding municipality of the same name, in the north-west of the Mexican state of Sonora. Eusebio Kino, SJ, founded Mission San Pedro y San Pablo del Tubutama in 1691. Tubutama was the headquarters of religious administration for the entire Pimería Alta during much of the Jesuit and Franciscan period of Spanish colonial rule.

The municipal area is 1,351.60 km2 (521.86 sq mi), and the population was 1,798 in 2005. The main economic activities are cattle raising (11,000 head in 2005) and subsistence farming.

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