Nayarit

STATE OF NAYARIT

Other Mexican States
CapitalTepic
Other major citiesAcaponeta
Area26,979 km²
Ranked 23rd
Population
(2000 census)
919,740
Ranked 28th
Governor
(1999-2005)
Antonio Echevarría Domínguez (PRD/PAN)
Federal Deputies (3) PRI = 3
Federal SenatorsPRI = 2
PAN = 1
ISO 3166-2
Postal abbr.
MX-NAY
Nay.

Nayarit is a state in the west of Mexico.

It borders the states of Sinaloa and Durango to the north, and Jalisco to the east and south. To the west it borders the Pacific Ocean. The "Islas Tres Marias" in the Pacific are part of the state of Nayarit.

The capital of Nayarit is Tepic. Also in Nayarit are the cities of Acaponeta, Tecuala, and Tuxpan.

Municipalities of Nayarit

Nayarit is divided into 20 municipalities:

Acaponeta, Ahuacatlán, Amatlán de Cañas, Bahía de Banderas, Compostela, El Nayar, Huajicori, Ixtlán del Río, Jala, La Yesca, Rosamorada, Ruiz, San Blas, San Pedro Lagunillas, Santa María del Oro, Santiago Ixcuintla, Tecuala, Tepic, Tuxpan, and Xalisco.


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