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Culiacán Rosales
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Location o Culiacán athin Sinaloa
Location o Sinaloa athin Mexico
Coordinates: 24°48′17.46″N 107°23′07.79″W / 24.8048500°N 107.3854972°W / 24.8048500; -107.3854972
Kintra Mexico
State Sinaloa
Foondation 1531
 • Mayor Hector Melesio Cuen Ojeda PRI Party (Mexico).svg PRI
Population (2010)
 • City 858,638
 • Urban 675,773
 • Demonym Culichi
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)

Culiacán (Spainyie pronunciation: [kuljaˈkan]) is a ceety in northwastren Mexico, the caipital o the state o Sinaloa as well as the capital o the municipality o Culiacán. Wi 675,773 inhabitants in the ceety (census o 2010), an 858,638 in the municipality, it is the lairgest ceety in the state o Sinaloa. The municipality haes a total aurie o 4,758 km2 (1,837 sq mi).

The ceety is locatit in a valley at the confluence o the Tamazula an Humaya Rivers, where the twa meet tae form the Culiacán River, an is locatit 55 meters abuin sea level. It is locatit in the center o the state wi amaist equal distance tae the ither urban centers o the state: Los Mochis tae the north, an Mazatlán tae the sooth. In addition, Culiacán is the birthplace an base of the Sinaloa Cartel.[1]

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  1. Zeidler, Special Agent Eileen. "5 Members of a Major Mexican Drug-Trafficking Organization Indicted in Operation Money Train". Drug Enforcement Administration. Retrieved 18 September 2011. 

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Coordinates: 24°48′N 107°23′W / 24.800°N 107.383°W / 24.800; -107.383