Badiraguato Municipality

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Badiraguato Municipality
Municipio de Badiraguato
Municipality
Official seal of Badiraguato Municipality
Seal
Location of the municipality in Sinaloa
Location of the municipality in Sinaloa
Coordinates: 25°21′46″N 107°33′05″W / 25.36278°N 107.55139°W / 25.36278; -107.55139
Country  Mexico
State Coat of arms of Sinaloa.svg Sinaloa
Seat Badiraguato
No. of Sindicaturas 15
Foundation 1915
Government
 • Municipal president Ángel Robles Bañuelos
Area
 • Total 5,864.75 km2 (2,264.39 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 29,999[1]
Time zone Mountain Standard Time (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) Mountain Daylight Time (UTC-6)
Website Official website

Municipality of Badiraguato is a municipality in Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico.[2] The seat of the municipality is in the small town of Badiraguato.

The municipality is in the Sierra Madre Occidental.

It is the birthplace of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, Mexico's most powerful drug lord.[3]

Political subdivision[edit]

Badiraguato Municipality is subdivided in 15 sindicaturas:

  • El Varejonal
  • Ciénega de los Lara
  • Cortijos de Guaténipa
  • Otatillos
  • Higueras de Teófilo Álvarez Borboa
  • San Nicolás del Sitio
  • Santiago de los Caballeros
  • San Javier
  • San José del Llano
  • Huixiopa
  • San Luis Gonzaga
  • Potrero de Bejarano
  • Surutato
  • Santa Rita
  • Tameapa

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Main results by locality 2010". INEGI. 2010. 
  2. ^ "-". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved January 11, 2010. 
  3. ^ Stephey, M.J. (13 May 2009). "Joaquin Guzman Loera: Billionaire Drug Lord". Times. Retrieved 24 January 2012. 

Coordinates: 25°21′46″N 107°33′05″W / 25.36278°N 107.55139°W / 25.36278; -107.55139