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Nayarit

Nayarit
Administration
Full nameNayarit
Native nameEstado Libre y Soberano de Nayarit
Settlement typeState
CountryMexico
CapitalTepic
Largest CityTepic
Municipalities20
AdmissionJanuary 26, 1917
Order28th
Government
GovernorNey González
SenatorsRaúl Mejía González
Magaly Ramírez
Francisco J. Castellón
DeputiesFederal Deputies
• Humberto Cota Jiménez
• María Domínguez Arvizu
• María Parra Becerra
• Ivideliza Reyes
• Florentina Ocegueda
• Cora Pinedo Alonso
Geography
Total Area10736.6 sq mi (27815 km2)
Highest Elevation9055.1 ft (2760 m)
Demography
Total Population1084979 (29th) (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (23rd) (0/sq mi)
DemonymNayarita
Other information
Time zoneMST (UTC−7)
- Summer (DST)MDT (UTC−6)
Postal code63
Area codeArea codes
• 311
• 319
• 322
• 323
• 324
• 325
• 327
• 329
• 389
ISO 3166 codeMX-NAY
HDI(+) 0.828 high Ranked 17th
GDPUS$ 4,281,523.828 mil 

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Nayarit (-esnaʝaˈɾit) officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Nayarit ( ) is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. It is divided in 20 municipalities and its capital city is Tepic.

It is located in Western Mexico. It is bordered by the states of Sinaloa to the northwest, Durango to the north, Zacatecas to the northeast and Jalisco to the south. To the west, Nayarit has a significant share of coastline on the Pacific Ocean.

Besides the mainland, the islands Marias, Isabel, Tres Marietas and Farallón La Peña in the Pacific Ocean are part of its territory.


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