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Nayarit
Estado Libre y Soberano de Nayarit
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State o Nayarit athin Mexico
Coordinates: 21°44′38″N 105°13′42″W / 21.74389°N 105.22833°W / 21.74389; -105.22833
Kintra Mexico
Caipital Tepic
Lairgest Ceety Tepic
Municipalities 20
Admission 26 Januar 1917[1]
Order 28t
Government
 • Govrenor Roberto Sandoval PRI
 • Senators[2] Raúl Mejía González PRI
Magaly Ramírez PRI
Francisco J. Castellón PRD
 • Deputies[3]
Area[4]
 • Total 27,815 km2 (10,739 sq mi)
  Ranked 23rd
Highest elevation[5] 2,760 m (9,060 ft)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Total 1,084,979
 • Rank 29t
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
 • Density rank 23rd
Demonym Nayarita
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)
Postal code 63
Aurie code
ISO 3166 code MX-NAY
HDI Increase 0.828 high Ranked 17t
GDP US$ 4,281,523.828 mil[a]
Website Official 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]

Nayarit (Spainyie 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.

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 | eedit soorce]

Airchaeological zone o Los Toriles.
Beaches o Nuevo Vallarta.

Nayarit covers 27,815 square kilometers (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 natural 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.[12]

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.[13]

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Agricultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

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, sugarcane, cotton, coffee, an tobacco. Forest walth is an aw taken advantage o an cattle raisin is an aw important.[14]

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Nayarit depends hivily on natural resources an agricultur tae support their economy.[15] Cash crops such as mangos, coffee, tobacco an sugar 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. There 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 build its tourism sector, mercatin the "Riviera Nayarita" as a safe, bonnie destination servit bi Puerto Vallarta International Airport. As a result, it rankit seicont in tourism investment in Mexico in 2008, wis featured in North American tourism wabsteids in Winter 2008-09,[16] an was the settin for the U.S. MTV reality competition "The Gauntlet 3".[17]

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Diciembre en la Historia de Nayarit" (in Spanish). 
  2. "Senadores por Nayarit LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Nayarit". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved March 28, 2010. 
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved March 29, 2011. 
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved March 29, 2011. 
  6. "Mexico en Cifras". INEGI. Retrieved March 29, 2011. 
  7. "Jalisco.". 2010. Retrieved March 24, 2011. 
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano.". www.pesomexicano.com.mx. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 
  9. Gov Mx
  10. Map Gov Mx
  11. InfoPlease
  12. Gov Mx
  13. Churches Mx
  14. Common Borders
  15. Encyclopedia
  16. "Nayarit, Mexico - Strong in Tourism Growth, Investment, Job Generation and Safety". Reuters. March 4, 2009. 
  17. "The Gauntlet III at mtv.com". Retrieved 2010-11-01. 

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