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Santa María del Oro, Nayarit

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Crater loch

Santa María del Oro is a municipality an municipal seat in the Mexican state o Nayarit. It is locatit in the sooth o the state an haes boondars wi the municipalities o El Nayar, Tepic, Ahuacatlán, Jala, San Pedro Lagunillas, La Yesca, an Xalisco. The population wis 21,688 in 2005, wi the municipal seat o the same name haein 3,314 inhabitants. The total aurie wis 912.90 km². See [1] Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine for statistical information.

Sant María del Oro is famous for the crater loch o the same name, locatit east o the toun. This loch haes a modest tourist infrastructur an attracts mony naitional an foreign tourists tae the aurie.

The economy is based on tourism an agricultur. Corn, peanuts, an succarcane are the maist important crops. Thare is a sizable cattle herd an aw an the raisin o poultry haes increased in recent years.

The major river Río Grande de Santiago crosses the northren region o the municipality.

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Template:Nayarit Coordinates: 21°20′N 104°35′W / 21.333°N 104.583°W / 21.333; -104.583