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El Desemboque

El Desemboque is a town located 376 km from Hermosillo on the shore of Gulf of California in the Mexican state of Sonora, coordinates N 29° 30 13", W 112° 23 43". It is part of the Municipality of Pitiquito, and is one of two major villages on the Seri Indian communal property, the other being Punta Chueca. The Spanish name refers to the fact that the Rio San Ignacio meets the sea near that point. The Seri name is literally where the clams lie. It has been a good location to find the small clams Protothaca grata. According to the Mexican census of 2010, the town had a population of 287 inh ...


Imuris is located along Federal Highway 15 - the long highway between Nogales at the USA/Mexico border and Mexico City - and the railroad line connecting Nogales and the USA into the Mexican railroad network. It is also the intersection with the eastbound section of Federal Highway 2, which heads to the state of Chihuahua and the city of Ciudad Juarez across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas.

Puerto Libertad, Sonora

Puerto Libertad is a town and port of the Mexican state of Sonora, Mexico located on the north coast of the Gulf of California, in the municipality of Pitiquito. Puerto Libertad is located on the geographical coordinates of 29 ° 5415 "N 112 ° 4059" W / 29.90417, -112.68306, at a height of 10 meters above sea level, the distance that separates it from the state capital Hermosillo, and is 416 kilometers and they are connected in the so-called coastal road. The place is devoted to fishing and also runs one of the largest power plants in Mexico, administered by the State Committee on de electr ...


The Quiriego Municipality area is 2.705.72 km². The town is located at an elevation of 822 meters. Quiriego is located East of Ciudad obregón and is connected by dirt road from the main Federal highway 15 in the village Funcicion.

San Luis Rio Colorado

San Luis Rio Colorado is a city and also the name of its surrounding municipality. In the 2015 census, the city had a population of 192.739. The city is the fourth-largest community in the state, and the municipality is also the fourth-largest in terms of population. Lying in the northwestern corner of the state of Sonora, the city marks the state border with Baja California. It also stands on the international border with the United States, adjacent to San Luis, Arizona. It is located about 75 km from Mexicali. The municipality covers an area of 8.412.75 km² in the Sonoran Desert.

Santa Ana, Sonora

Santa Ana is a small city and municipal seat of Santa Ana Municipality in the Mexican state of Sonora. It is located 168 kilometres north of the state capital Hermosillo and 100 kilometres south of Nogales on the United States border. The town had a 2005 census population of 10.593 inhabitants.


Saric is a small town in Saric Municipality, located in the extreme north of the Mexican state of Sonora. In 2010, it had a population of 892.


Sonoyta, Sonora is a town in the northern Mexican state of Sonora. It stands on the U.S Mexico border, facing Lukeville, Arizona, in the United States. It is the municipal seat of the municipality of Plutarco Elias Calles.


Tubutama is a town in Tubutama Municipality, in the north-west of the Mexican state of Sonora. Eusebio Kino, SJ, founded Mission San Pedro y San Pablo del Tubutama in 1691. Tubutama was the headquarters of religious administration for the entire Pimeria Alta during much of the Jesuit and Franciscan period of Spanish colonial rule. Municipal district 1.351.60 km 2 521.86 square miles and a population of 1.798 in 2005. The main economic activities are cattle 11.000 head in 2005 and subsistence farming.


ⓘ Populated places in the Sonoran Desert of Mexico

  • in the Sonoran Desert environment, which in conjunction with the sea, gives it a very special appeal, so it is increasingly attracting development of
  • in the Sonoran Desert Municipalities of Sonora Instituto Nacional de Estadistica, Geografia, e Informatica Enciclopedia de los Municipios de Mexico Bacum
  • covers an area of 8, 412.75 km² 3, 248.2 sq mi in the Sonoran Desert Awarded city status in July 1958, San Luis Rio Colorado serves as the administrative
  • areas of the larger Sonoran Desert Since the late 1990s, there has been a push to develop the area for tourism. It is now one of the most important tourist
  • small city and municipal seat of Altar Municipality in the Mexican state of Sonora. It is located in the northwest region of the state at 30 42 49 N 111 50 07 W
  • in the year 1883, when the Sonoran Railroad was being built in this area of the state. Santa Ana achieved the status of a municipality in 1935. The movie
  • known places Large parts of the Mojave Desert are often referred to as the high desert in contrast to the low desert the Sonoran Desert to the south
  • kilometres 242 mi from the U.S. border. The municipality is located on the Gulf of California and the western edge of the Sonoran Desert and has a hot, dry
  • Kawulk is the municipal seat of the Caborca Municipality in the Mexican state of Sonora. The city has a population of 59, 922, while the municipal population