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Sinaloa
Estado Libre y Soberano de Sinaloa
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State of Sinaloa within Mexico
Coordinates: 25°0′10″N 107°30′10″W / 25.00278°N 107.50278°W / 25.00278; -107.50278
Kintra Mexico
Caipital Culiacán Rosales
Lairgest Ceety Culiacán Rosales
Municipalities 18
Admission October 14, 1830[1]
Order 20t
Government
 • Govrenor Mario López Valdez PAN
 • Senators[2] Francisco Labastida PRI
Margarita Villaescusa (I)
María Serrano PAN
 • Deputies[3]
Area[4]
 • Total 57,377 km2 (22,153 sq mi)
  Ranked 18t
Highest elevation[5] 2,520 m (8,270 ft)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Total 2,767,761
 • Rank 15t
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Density rank 18t
Demonym Sinaloense
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)
Postal code 80-82
Aurie code
ISO 3166 code MX-SIN
HDI Increase 0.842 high Ranked 13t
GDP US$ 13,749,376.25 th[a]
Website Official 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]

Sinaloa (Spainyie 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.

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 kilometers (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). 
  2. "Senadores por Sinaloa LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved April 6, 2011. 
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Sinaloa". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved April 6, 2011. 
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved April 6, 2011. 
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved April 6, 2011. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Mexico en Cifras". INEGI. Retrieved April 6, 2011. 
  7. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano.". www.pesomexicano.com.mx. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 

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