Sinaloa (Spaingie pronunciation: [sinaˈloa]) offeecially Estado Libre y Soberano de Sinaloa (Scots: Free an Sovereign State o Sinaloa) is ane o the 31 states which, wi the Federal Destrict, comprise the 32 Federal Entities o Mexico. It is dividit in 18 municipalities an its caipital ceety is Culiacán Rosales.


Estado Libre y Soberano de Sinaloa
Banner o Sinaloa
Official seal of Sinaloa
State of Sinaloa within Mexico
State of Sinaloa within Mexico
Coordinates: 25°0′10″N 107°30′10″W / 25.00278°N 107.50278°W / 25.00278; -107.50278
CaipitalCuliacán Rosales
Lairgest CeetyCuliacán Rosales
AdmissionOctober 14, 1830[1]
 • GovrenorMario López Valdez PAN
 • Senators[2]Francisco Labastida PRI
Margarita Villaescusa (I)
María Serrano PAN
 • Deputies[3]
 • Total57377 km2 (22,153 sq mi)
 Ranked 18t
Highest elevation2520 m (8,270 ft)
 • Total2,767,761
 • Rank15t
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Density rank18t
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Postal code
Aurie code
ISO 3166 codeMX-SIN
HDIIncrease 0.842 high Ranked 13t
GDPUS$ 13,749,376.25 th[a]
WebsiteOfficial Website
^ a. The state's GDP wis $175,992,016 thoosan o pesos in 2008,[6] amount correspondin tae $13,749,376.25 thoosan o dollars, being a dollar worth 12.80 pesos (value o 3 Juin 2010).[7]

It is locatit in Northwastren Mexico. It is bordered bi the states o Sonora tae the north, Chihuahua an Durango tae the east (separatit frae them bi the Sierra Madre Occidental) an Nayarit tae the sooth. Tae the wast, Sinaloa haes a significant share o coastline on the Gulf o Californie.

The state covers an aurie o 57,377 square kilometer (22,153 sq mi), an includes the Islands o Palmito Verde, Palmito de la Virgen, Altamura, Santa María, Saliaca, Macapule an San Ignacio.

In addition tae the caipital ceety, the state's important ceeties include Mazatlán an Los Mochis.

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  1. "Ley. Reglas para la división del Estado de Sonora y Sinaloa" (in Spanish). Archived frae the original on 17 October 2019. Retrieved 25 Januar 2012.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Senadores por Sinaloa LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved 6 Apryle 2011.
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Sinaloa". Camara de Diputados. Archived frae the original on 16 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 6 Apryle 2011.
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Archived frae the original on 14 Mey 2013. Retrieved 6 Apryle 2011.
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Archived frae the original on 14 October 2010. Retrieved 6 Apryle 2011.
  6. a b "Mexico en Cifras". INEGI. Retrieved 6 Apryle 2011.
  7. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano". Archived frae the original on 8 Juin 2010. Retrieved 10 August 2010.


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