Salvador-Alvarado ( Spanish: Salvador Alvarado ) is a municipality in Mexico , the state of Sinaloa , with the administrative center in the city of Guamuchil . The population, according to the 2010 census, was 79085 people.
|Municipality of Mexico (AE Level 2)|
|isp. Salvador alvarado|
|Adm Centre||Guamuchil (63,743 people, 81%)|
|Number of settlements||86|
|Population ( ▲ 2010 , census)||79,085 people [one]|
|Density||102.2 person / km²|
• highest point
Terrero de los Guerrero (200 m )
|Coordinates of the administrative center|
|19 ° 30 '- 19 ° 36' N |
99 ° 05 '- 99 ° 15' W.D.
|Chairman (2016—2018)||Carlo Mario Ortiz Sanchez ( PRI - PNA Coalition)|
|Timezone||UTC-6 , in summer UTC-5|
|Telephone code||+52 673|
The name Salvador Alvarado is given in honor of politician and revolutionary Salvador Alvarado  .
The area of the municipality is equal to 774 km ², which is 1.35% of the area of the state  . It is bordered by the other municipality of the state of Sinaloa : in the north with Sinaloa , in the east with Mokorito , in the south with Angostura , and in the west with Guasave .
Establishment and composition
The municipality was formed in 1963  , it includes 86 settlements:
|Locality||Number of |
|Number of |
|0001||Guamuchil ( Spanish Guamúchil ) |
( isp. Benito Juárez )
( Spanish: Gabriel Leyva Velázquez )
( El Salitre )
( Spanish Tultita )
According to statistics from 2000, the working population is employed by sector in the following proportions: agriculture, cattle breeding and fishing - 13.7%, industry and construction - 19.3%, services and tourism - 62.9%, other - 4.1%  .
According to the statistics of 2010, the infrastructure is developed as follows  :
- electrification: 99.5%;
- water supply: 96%;
- water disposal: 96.8%.
Major Attractions  :
- historical monuments to Salvador Alvarado , José Maria Morelos , Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla , Pedro Infanto and Benito Juárez ;
- architectural monuments: the former hacienda Sienega de Casal, several hotels built in the 19th century;
- Cerro de Mokaomos i Terreros is a tourist zone with buildings from the colonial period and a place for sport hunting and fishing near the dam Eustkio Bueln.
- Municipalities of Sinaloa
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