Nayarit (Spaingie pronunciation: [naʝaˈɾit]) offeecially Estado Libre y Soberano de Nayarit (Scots: Free an Sovereign State o Nayarit) is ane o the 31 states which, wi the Federal Destrict, comprise the 32 Federal Entities o Mexico. It is dividit in 20 municipalities an its caipital ceety is Tepic.


Estado Libre y Soberano de Nayarit
Banner o Nayarit
Official seal of Nayarit
State o Nayarit athin Mexico
State o Nayarit athin Mexico
Coordinates: 21°44′38″N 105°13′42″W / 21.74389°N 105.22833°W / 21.74389; -105.22833
Lairgest CeetyTepic
Admission26 Januar 1917[1]
 • GovrenorRoberto Sandoval PRI
 • Senators[2]Raúl Mejía González PRI
Magaly Ramírez PRI
Francisco J. Castellón PRD
 • Deputies[3]
 • Total27815 km2 (10,739 sq mi)
 Ranked 23rd
Highest elevation2760 m (9,060 ft)
 • Total1,084,979
 • Rank29t
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
 • Density rank23rd
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Postal code
Aurie code
ISO 3166 codeMX-NAY
HDIIncrease 0.828 high Ranked 17t
GDPUS$ 4,281,523.828 mil[a]
WebsiteOfficial Web Site
^ a. The state's GDP wis 53,167,305 million o pesos in 2008,[7] amoont correspondin tae 4,281,523.828 millon o dollars, being a dollar worth 12.80 pesos (value o 3 Juin 2010).[8]

It is locatit in Wastren Mexico. It is bordered bi the states o Sinaloa tae the northwast, Durango tae the north, Zacatecas tae the northeast an Jalisco tae the sooth. Tae the wast, Nayarit haes a significant share o coastline on the Paceefic Ocean.

Besides the mainland, the islands Marias, Isabel, Tres Marietas an Farallón La Peña in the Paceefic Ocean are pairt o its territory.

Geography eedit

Airchaeological zone o Los Toriles.
Beaches o Nuevo Vallarta.

Nayarit covers 27,815 square kilometer (10,739 sq mi), makkin it ane o the smawer states o Mexico.[9] Nayarit is locatit atween latitude lines 23°05' north an 20°36' sooth an langitude lines 103°43' east an 105°46' wast.[10] Its terrain is braken up bi the wastren ends o the Sierra Madre Occidental mountains. Its heichest muntains are: San Juan, Sanguangüey, El Ceboruco, Cumbre de Pajaritos an Picachos.[11] Nayarit haes twa volcanaes, Ceboruco an Sangangüey. In the northeast are broad, tropical plains wattered bi the Río Grande de Santiago, a continuation o the Lerma River. The main state rivers are the Río Grande de Santiago, San Pedro, Acaponeta, Ameca an Las Cañas. The last twa an aw form naitural bundaries wi the states o Jalisco an Sinaloa, respectively. Nayarit an aw haes several lagoons such as pito the Santa María del Oro, San Pedro Lagunillas an Agua Brava.Cite error: Invalid parameter in <ref> tag

Releegion Percent Population o Tepic - 295,2040
Catholic 91.8% 238,579
Protestant Evangelical 3% 24,313
Biblical Non-Evangelical 1.3% 10, 535
No Releegious 2.9% 23, 607

Tepic is hame tae the Catedral de la Purísima Concepción or Cathedral o the Immaculate Conception.[12]

Education eedit

Agricultur eedit

A variety o products are able tae be producit in Nayarit due tae its variable geography an climate. Volcanic soil, hivy rains an mony altitude variations due tae the muntains allou for the diverse crops. The crops include grain, succarcane, cotton, coffee, an tobacco. Forest walth is an aw taken advantage o an cattle raisin is an aw important.[13]

Economy eedit

Nayarit depends hivily on naitural resoorces an agricultur tae support thair economy.[14] Cash crops such as mangos, coffee, tobacco an succar cane are staples in the economy. Minin is a significant industry, due tae lairge deposits o lead, copper, siller, an gowd in the Nayarit aurie. Thare is an aw a fishin industry in Nayarit, but it is no as major as the minin or agricultural industries.

In recent years, Nayarit haes wirkit tae big its tourism sector, mercatin the "Riviera Nayarita" as a safe, bonnie destination servit bi Puerto Vallarta Internaitional Airport. As a result, it rankit seicont in tourism investment in Mexico in 2008, wis featurt in North American tourism wabsteids in Winter 2008-09,[15] an wis the settin for the U.S. MTV reality competeetion "The Gauntlet 3".[16]

Municipalities eedit

Nayarit is dividit intae 20 municipalities (municipios). See municipalities o Nayarit.

See an aw eedit

References eedit

  1. "Diciembre en la Historia de Nayarit" (in Spanish). Archived frae the original on 19 Januar 2008. Retrieved 10 Januar 2012.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Senadores por Nayarit LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved 24 Mairch 2010.
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Nayarit". Camara de Diputados. Archived frae the original on 20 Julie 2018. Retrieved 28 Mairch 2010.
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Archived frae the original on 22 December 2010. Retrieved 29 Mairch 2011.
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Archived frae the original on 8 December 2010. Retrieved 29 Mairch 2011.
  6. "Mexico en Cifras". INEGI. Retrieved 29 Mairch 2011.
  7. "Jalisco". 2010. Retrieved 24 Mairch 2011.
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano". Archived frae the original on 8 Juin 2010. Retrieved 10 August 2010.
  9. "Gov Mx". Archived frae the original on 3 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 10 Januar 2012.
  10. "Map Gov Mx". Archived frae the original on 1 Mairch 2007. Retrieved 10 Januar 2012.
  11. InfoPlease
  12. Churches Mx
  13. "Common Borders". Archived frae the original on 24 Februar 2012. Retrieved 10 Januar 2012.
  14. Encyclopedia
  15. "Nayarit, Mexico - Strong in Tourism Growth, Investment, Job Generation and Safety". Reuters. 4 Mairch 2009. Archived frae the original on 9 October 2009. Retrieved 10 Januar 2012.
  16. "The Gauntlet III at". Archived frae the original on 28 October 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010.

Freemit airtins eedit