The origins of the city date back to 1906 when the railway from the South
Pacific railroad company came to this area of the yaqui
A flag station was established in 1907 to make locomotive crossing the State
supply of water, this station was called Cajeme. Cajeme is the name of a
Yaqui leader (whose population lives in this zone) which fought against
these as part of the porfirian army; and that then he will lead against the
same Porfirio Díaz yaqui rebellion.
Evangelized by Jesuits, are considered Catholic and granted certain
authority to the Catholic priests (cf. Still in some communities they are
asking or carry palms to bless the priest of Vicam, ask for the presence of
the priest in some parties, etc.). They have a similar structure to the Catholic
hierarchy: sacristans (almost make the functions of the deacon in some
respects), "maistros" (making the functions of the priests in the celebrations
of the mass) and the "temastimon" (almost functions of Bishop). Formerly
had an institution named "Catechist" that was lost in the middle of the 20th
century (source: maistros Vicam country).
Sonoran kitchen figure Birria as a traditional dish that seems to enjoy
holiday season and especially in the mornings, although any pretext to like
her at any time is always good, day, anywhere say experts in the field, the
taste for the birria is enjoyed in any season.
The steak is a flavorful meat of beef or veal with mushrooms and peppers
that we will give a daring touch of spice.
This artificial lake was built in 1956 by President Rene Gandara and
measures almost 2km in diameter. For 1956, Lake was originally a lagoon,
which in turn was popular for hunting ducks and rice cultivation. Day or
night, the Nainari Lagoon is a popular spot for tourists and locals, provides
the perfect space for triathlons, marathons, bicycle races and all kinds of
competitions. During the day, many people can be seen running around the
lagoon and making use of appliances to work out which are located next to
the playground Ostimuri.
The dam Álvaro Obregón or the Oviachic dam is an important prey for
Mexico, the dam of the basin of the Río Yaqui, a basin that covers around
70.800 km². Form the lake or reservoir Oviachic.
The Expo Obregon is traditionally developed in the month of may in a family
atmosphere. The city also plays host to attached of the "Festival Dr.
poplars" Alfonso Ortiz Tirado.
This art and culture festival held in the month of November to celebrate the
anniversary of the founding of the municipality of Cajeme with the support
of the Municipal Institute of culture and the National Council for culture and
the arts. This festival offers music, painting, cinema, poetry, book
presentations and shows the culture and traditions of the Yaqui ethnic
Among the productive activities are agriculture, industry, livestock,
fisheries, trade, aquaculture and tourism.
Obregon has 298,625 inhabitants. For its part the Cajeme municipality has
It is located south of the state, 50 km from the coast of the Sea of Cortez and
115 km of high mountains (above 1500 m), 240 km far from Hermosillo, the
The city features a warm desert climate . The temperature in January, the
coldest month of winter, ranges from 6 ° (minimum) and 24 ° C (maximum);
in July, the hottest month of the summer, ranges between 24 ° C and 38 ° C.
Among the most abundant species are: Palo Verde, Palo Azul, mesquite,
Pitaya, Sina, Etcho, and Choya. But, by the use of soil and human
activities, the original vegetation has been virtually replaced in certain
areas; in the urban area by tree vendors of shadow, and palm trees for
aesthetic purposes. To the South and West of the city, the agricultural
activity forced deforestation.
Baseball is the sport that has largest number of fans in the city
approximately 60% of the people of the city calls amateur baseball, the
home team are the Yaquis of Ciudad Obregon, which participate in the
Mexican Pacific League.