Sinaloa

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Sinaloa

  1. 1. SinaloaPhysical GeographyBy Karely Uvamea
  2. 2. Sinaloa Know as “Estado libre y soberano” (free and sovereign state of Sinaloa) Located in northwestern Mexico Bordered by Sonora and Chihuahua Has a great share of the coastline of California
  3. 3. Culiacan Sinaloa’s capital is Culiacan Culiacan’s cathedral
  4. 4. covers Covers 57,377 sq. km. Highest elevation is 2,520 m (8,268ft) Population 2,767,761 Time zone – MST mountain standard time (UTC-7) Summer MDT mountain daylight time - (UTC)
  5. 5. Los Mochis Agricultural Center Sugar cane Cotton Flowers Mango rice
  6. 6. Rivers & Resevoirs Sinaloais crossed by many rivers with the largest being the Culiacan, Fuerte, and Sinaloa
  7. 7. Sinaloa has11 reservoirs: (most important) joselopez portillo, Miguel idalgo, adolfo lopez mateo,& the josefa Ortiz de Dominguez adams. Jose Lopez Portillo Miguel Hidalgo
  8. 8. History After the Mexican Independence day on September 16, 1822, Sinaloa was joined as Occidente State. Later became its own state in 1830. Sinaloa is divided into 18 municipalitiesWith Culiacan as its capital.
  9. 9. IslandsIncludesthe islands of Palmito Verde, Palmito de La Virgen, Altamura, Santa Maria, Saliaca, Macapule, and San Ignacio.
  10. 10. Climate Subtropical (found on the plains) to cold (nearby mountains) Rains during the summer Temperature from 22C (72F) to 43C (109F)
  11. 11. Elephant tree One of the most famous trees…
  12. 12. just kidding This is the real elephant tree.
  13. 13. Stuff you might not know Local animals are :mangrove, camachile, and sea species like tortoise, sea bass, grouper, meager, snapper, and shrimp. The word Sinaloa originated from cahita Indians means rounded pitaya a common local fruit.
  14. 14. Thank you!! Pitaya….Pretty bomb!

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