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  Sonora State Location   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The State is located at the Northwest of the Mexican Republic, occupies the second place in territorial extension, with 9,2% of the total of the surface of the Country.
Sonora is contiguous to the north with the United States of America; to the east with Chihuahua and Sinaloa; to the south with Sinaloa and the Gulf of California; to the west with the Gulf of California and Baja California.
Sonora has 72 municipalities, that has a total of 8,809 localities and approximately 2,213,370 inhabitants.
www.sonora.org.mx /dynamicdata/location.asp   (299 words)

  
 Tour By Mexico ® - Sonora State --- 3
Its political division compose it 565 municipalities with a population of approximately 2'216,969 inhabitants.
The State of Sonora is located between 27º 18' and 32º 29' of north latitude and 108º 14' of length west and limits to the northwest with the
The State of Sonora has beautiful beaches that are extended throughout 900 km., some of they virgin, other that they offer to the facilities visitor to practice aquatic sports, as diving, fishing, sail, etc. Furthermore, the dammings of the rivers, offer also opportunity to fish.
www.tourbymexico.com /sonora/sonora.htm   (466 words)

  
 GEOGRAPHY OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF CHIAPAS
Indigenous Municipality and Municipal Seat: Where both the municipality and its seat are indigenous and there are no dispersed or settlements as defined by the census.
Municipalities with a non-Indigenous center and with peripheral Indigenous Communities where the seat of the municipality consists of a mestizo majority and the communities are essentially indigenous.
The large number of indigenous language speakers (ILS) in virtually all the municipalities in the country is due to the strong out-migration patterns in indigenous communities.
www.travelchiapas.com /about/about-2.php   (1526 words)

  
 Border XXI Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The effect of border municipalities on Mexican national economic indicators is significant, especially in the areas of employment and goods purchased.
In Mexico, the manufacturing activity of the border region is concentrated in the municipalities of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua; Tijuana and Mexicali, Baja California; Matamoros and Reynosa, Tamaulipas; and Nogales, Sonora.
These municipalities contribute 83 percent of the jobs generated in the border region, contribute 87 percent of the total production in the region, and 85 percent of the value added in the region.
yosemite.epa.gov /oia/MexUSA.nsf/0/528c8dd07eb96ade882563dc00050b38?OpenDocument   (1723 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Sonora Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sonora is a state in northwestern Mexico, bordering the Mexican states of Chihuahua to the east, Sinaloa to the south, and Baja California to the northwest.
To the north Sonora borders the US state of Arizona; to the west it borders the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez).
Sonora is important economically for its cattle production and mining, and popular among tourists for its fine beaches.
www.ipedia.com /sonora.html   (243 words)

  
 Landscape Informatics Laboratory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Covering an area of about 3,700 square miles, and occupying a transition zone between the Sonora and Chihuahuan deserts, the San Pedro is situated at the junction of four ecological zones.
Approximately one-quarter of the watershed lies within Mexico, Eleven incorporated municipalities of various sizes are located within the watershed: eight in Cochise County (AZ) and three in Sonora (Mexico).
Although today much of the lands in Sonora remain as rural rangeland used for communal cattle ranching, in recent years, the role of water in shaping development within the Arizona portions of the watershed has become considerably more pronounced.
www.caed.asu.edu /landlab/PUP572.html   (544 words)

  
 "Grazing and the Endangered Masked Bobwhite Quail in Sonora, Mexico"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The presence of the annual monsoon rains in southern Arizona and the desert of Sonora are crucial to the growth of native grasses and forbs which quail rely on for food and protection from predators.
The bufflegrass phenomenon in Sonora is likely to continue in an increasing direction due to the tendency to focus on short-term gains and a trust that somehow technology will once again save us from the ecological disasters that we create.
Experimental areas have shown that the grass is ideal for growth in the Sonora area, and the prospects for positive short-term results in the cattle ranching sector appear to be good.
www.gamebird-alliance.org /maskedpaper.html   (5154 words)

  
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Finally, on February 5, 1995, APHIS published the regulations to allow fresh Haas avocado fruit grown in approved orchards in approved municipalities in the state of Michoacan to be imported to 19 states and the District of Columbia.
Thirteen municipalities in the state of Sonora were recognized as a fruit fly free area.
In May of 1997, APHIS-VS recognized Sonora as a low risk area for classical swine fever, alllowing Sonora pork be exported into the U.S. This was followed by recognition of the state of Yucatan in April of 1999.
www.aphis.usda.gov /is/mexico/trade.htm   (5134 words)

  
 Geography. Sonora.
Sonora is a Mexican border state since the United States of America lies to the north.
The state of Sonora covers and area of 180,833 square kilometers, and has approximately 2,085,536 inhabitants.
In the state of Sonora there are four kinds of climate: dry, semi-dry, cool and hot.
www.elbalero.gob.mx /kids/explora/html/sonora/geografia.html   (202 words)

  
 Chihuahua
It is bordered to the north and northeast by the United States, to the west and south by the state of Sonora, and to the southeast by the state of Sinaloa.
The average annual temperature is 68º F. According to the 1990 Census, the state has 2.5 million residents, with the largest municipality, Ciudad Juarez, serving as home to 800,000 Chihuahuans.
The municipality of Chihuahua has about half a million inhabitants; the municipalities of Cuauhtemoc, Delicias, and Parral are also significant population centers.
www.mexconnect.com /mex_/chihuahua/auchihuahua.html   (1895 words)

  
 San Luis Rio Colorado Project Summary
The City is bound to the North by the United States of America; to the West by the Colorado River and the State of Baja California; to the East by the municipalities of Plutarco Elías Calles and Puerto Peñasco; and to the South by the State of Baja California and the Sea of Cortez.
In addition, a Manifestación de Impacto Ambiental was submitted to the State of Sonora Secretaría de Infraestructura Urbana y Ecología, SIUE [Department of Urban Infrastructure and Ecology] for their review.
The project will be managed by the Organismo Operador Municipal de Agua Potable, Alcantarillado y Saneamiento, OOMAPAS [Municipal Operating Agency for Water, and Wastwater Collection and Treatment] As part of the program, several institutional development strategies will be implemented.
www.cocef.org /aproyectos/SummarySLRColorado.htm   (1085 words)

  
 Municipalities of Sonora -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Municipalities of Sonora -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The (A native of inhabitant of Mexico) Mexican (The way something is with respect to its main attributes) state of (Ground snakes) Sonora
is made up of 72 municipalities ((Click link for more info and facts about municipios) municipios).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mu/municipalities_of_sonora.htm   (257 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Field Listing - Administrative divisions
20 provinces (khaitt, singular and plural) and 4 municipalities (krong, singular and plural)
33 municipalities; Ailinginae, Ailinglaplap, Ailuk, Arno, Aur, Bikar, Bikini, Bokak, Ebon, Enewetak, Erikub, Jabat, Jaluit, Jemo, Kili, Kwajalein, Lae, Lib, Likiep, Majuro, Maloelap, Mejit, Mili, Namorik, Namu, Rongelap, Rongrik, Toke, Ujae, Ujelang, Utirik, Wotho, Wotje
41 counties (judete, singular - judet) and 1 municipality* (municipiu); Alba, Arad, Arges, Bacau, Bihor, Bistrita-Nasaud, Botosani, Braila, Brasov, Bucuresti (Bucharest)*, Buzau, Calarasi, Caras-Severin, Cluj, Constanta, Covasna, Dimbovita, Dolj, Galati, Gorj, Giurgiu, Harghita, Hunedoara, Ialomita, Iasi, Ilfov, Maramures, Mehedinti, Mures, Neamt, Olt, Prahova, Salaj, Satu Mare, Sibiu, Suceava, Teleorman, Timis, Tulcea, Vaslui, Vilcea, Vrancea
www.umsl.edu /services/govdocs/wofact2005/fields/2051.html   (5889 words)

  
 Press Release (June 2001)
Its role is to identify, evaluate, support, and certify environmental infrastructure projects related to potable water, wastewater, sanitation, and municipal solid waste management, in an area 100 kilometers north and south of the United States-Mexico border.
Comprehensive solid waste management for the municipalities of China and General Bravo, Nuevo León.- These two municipalities are located in the northwestern corner of Mexico, between Monterrey and the United States-Mexico border.
The estimated cost of the project is 1.1 million dollars and it is expected to benefit between 17,300 and 22,300 residents.
www.cocef.org /apartcom/PressRelease2001_06_21ing.HTM   (691 words)

  
 Today or Tomorrow, Displacements in Montes Azules, Chiapas : SF Bay Area Indymedia
This space, reserved to promote research, prospection, tourist attractions of the first order, privileged commerce of species and wood, is a point of tension between conservation, transnationalization of natural resources and as a strategic area.
Militarization is intense on this edge of national territory where the constitional municipalities of Las Margaritas, Ocosingo and Marques de Comillas overlap.
The authorities that are to arrive with Public Ministry agents hope to apprehend the leaders of the settlements and to remove from the area Choles, Tzotziles and Tzeltales.
www.indybay.org /news/2002/12/1551046.php   (720 words)

  
 UnionDemocrat.com - The Union Democrat Online
The grant money funds Sonora's low-income home buyers program, which offers deferred loans of up to $85,000 for people who qualify.
From the gold rush towns of Jamestown, Sonora and Columbia, to the mountain communities of Twain Harte, Long Barn, Pinecrest, Dodge Ridge, Strawberry, to the Yosemite Gateway community of Groveland, the communities of Tuolumne County are diverse and uniquely rich in beauty and history.
Whether you travel to visit the area, or are a life-long resident, you'll find The Union Democrat Online to be the source of information on Yosemite, Sonora, Dodge Ridge, the Mother Lode, the Sierra Nevada, Columbia, Twain Harte, Jamestown, Groveland and all the other fine communities of this area.
www.uniondemocrat.com /news/story.cfm?story_no=16489   (933 words)

  
 Binational Water Quality Monitoring Activities Along the Arizona-Sonora Border Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The growth of population and industry in Mexico’s northern border region has put increased pressure on state and municipal governments in the border region to provide effective and efficient public services particularly in the area of potable water and wastewater.
The need of implementing this manual as an official guidance document by the States of Sonora and Arizona in all groundwater/surface water quality sampling being performed in both border states was obvious.
The University of Sonora’s Department of Scientific Research and Technology (DICTUS), was subcontracted by the Sonoran municipalities to carry out the water quality monitoring and assessment for this project.
www.nwqmc.org /98proceedings/Papers/34-CAST.html   (3265 words)

  
 3-1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Relating to the effect of redistricting by a junior college district on the terms of the current members of the district's board of trustees.
Relating to the imposition by a municipality of a moratorium on property development in certain circumstances.
Relating to authorizing the governing body of a municipality to enter into a tax abatement agreement with the owner of a leasehold interest in real property that is located in a reinvestment zone.
www.capitol.state.tx.us /sjrnl/77r/html/3-1.htm   (4146 words)

  
 Commendation of Los Medicos Voladores   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Don is past president of the South Bay Chapter of LMV and currently Vice President of Los Medicos Voladores, Inc. Don is responsible for developing LMV relations with both the State of Sonora and the Municipality of Ensenada.
Although the Mayor of Ensenada Municipality could not attend, the vice mayor and all the councilmembers are now fully aware of what our efforts and hopes encompass and are committed to help and cooperate.
Ensenada, the largest municipality in Mexico, reaches from the municipalities of Tijuana, Tecate and Mexicali on the USA border to the border of the State of South Baja approximately 500 miles south.
www.flyingdocs.org /commendation_of_los_medicos_vola.htm   (1144 words)

  
 Minimum Employment Standards in Mexico - National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade®   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
First, the labor contract must be signed by a competent municipal authority and countersigned by the consul of the nation to which the employer is to go.
In addition to the ordinary specifications to be contained in the contract, it must clearly specify that the expense of repatriating the employee should be borne by the foreign employer.
Employment placement services for workers shall be free, whether the service is performed by a municipal office, labor exchange or other official or private institution.
www.natlaw.com /pubs/torrient.htm   (9186 words)

  
 San Pedro River Basin Projects - 1999 conference
The international San Pedro conference, "Divided Waters-Common Ground/Aguas Divididas-Áreas Comunes," held in November 1999, explored cooperative research and management of binational resources in the Upper San Pedro River Basin of Sonora and Arizona.
An open house and first day of sessions was held in Cananea, Sonora, on November 7th and 8th.
Breakout group participants said all users, including industry, municipalities, residents, and especially farmers who irrigate, should apply state-of-the-art conservation practices.
udallcenter.arizona.edu /sanpedro/1999conf.html   (511 words)

  
 Sustainable Waters Program - San Pedro River, Arizona
The San Pedro flows north from the Mexican state of Sonora into Arizona to join the Gila River, one of only two major rivers that flows north out of Mexico into the United States.
Within the U.S. the Upper San Pedro Partnership is working to implement conservation strategies near urban areas there, such as the construction of wastewater effluent recharge facilities for some of the largest municipalities.
Remaining native fish species include the Gila chub which is proposed for federal listing as endangered, and the longfin dace, desert sucker, roundtail chub, Sonora sucker, and speckled dace.
nature.org /initiatives/freshwater/work/sanpedroriver.html   (652 words)

  
 Publications: A-F
Hazardous waste generation by maquiladoras represents a critical environmental management issue because of the spatial concentration of these plants in border municipalities where the infrastructure for waste management is nonexistent or poor.
A first approximation of hazardous waste generation is produced for maquiladoras in the three municipalities of Nogales, Sonora, Mexicali, Baja California, and Cd.
This plan includes material that describes the Tijuana River Watershed Copermittees intended approach to meeting their watershed-related Municipal Permit obligations as specified under Sections J,K and L of the municipal permit.
trw.sdsu.edu /English/Publications/pubs1.htm   (9991 words)

  
 Elections: Latin American Studies: Collections: SSHL
Municipalities, state deputies (election for governor postponed to May 1995)
Governor, municipalities, state deputies (election of governor postponed from November 1983)
All material contained in Latin American Election Statistics: A Guide to Sources is protected by copyright, and duplication or sale of all or part of any of it is not permitted, except that material may be duplicated by you for your personal research use or educational purposes in electronic or print form.
sshl.ucsd.edu /collections/las/mexico/calendar.html   (240 words)

  
 Sonora, Mexico
Note: Sonora has no official flag, but one in white charged with the coat of arms is broadly used:
The Sonora Coat of Arms features the main traditions and most important economic activities make the State famous among its counterparts, it is a squarish samnitic (“french”) shield, party per fess.
Bordure azure, charged in point with the lettering "ESTADO DE SONORA" (State of Sonora) in upper case letters gules, being the word "DE" slightly smaller.
www.fotw.net /flags/mx-son.html   (209 words)

  
 POLITICAL - Online Information article about POLITICAL
Island and the adjacent mainland of Sonora; and the Guaicuros, or Yumas, are to be found in the northern See also:
The states are generally subdivided into distritos (districts) or partidos, and these into municipios (municipalities) which correspond to the townships of the See also:
Leon, however, is divided into municipios only, while some other states use entirely different titles for the divisions, the larger being described as departamentos, cantons and municipios, and the smaller as partidos, directorias and vecindarios rurales.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /PIG_POL/POLITICAL.html   (5412 words)

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