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Minatitlán (municipality of Colima)

Minatitlán
Municipality
Motto: La entereza del hombre vence

Municipality of Minatitlán in the state of Colima
Minatitlán
Minatitlán
Municipality of Minatitlán in the state of Colima

Coordinates: 19°23′N 104°3′W / 19.383°N 104.050°W / 19.383; -104.050Coordinates: 19°23′N 104°3′W / 19.383°N 104.050°W / 19.383; -104.050

Country  Mexico
State Colima
Municipal seat Minatitlán
Largest city Minatitlán
Government
 • Municipal president Héctor Bautista Vázquez)
Area
 • Total 215 km2 (83 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 7,478
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
  Data source: Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
INEGI code 008
Website (Spanish) Ayuntamiento de Minatitlan, Colima, Mexico
Source: Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México

Minatitlán is a municipality of the Mexican state of Colima. Its municipal seat is the city of Minatitlán, Colima. Its principal economic activities are farming, ranching and mining. Minatitlán borders the state of Jalisco to the northwest, the municipality of Manzanillo to the southwest, and the municipalities of Coquimatlán, Villa de Álvarez, and Comala to the southeast.[3]

The municipality is Mexico's largest single source of iron ore.

Climate

Climate data for Minatitlán
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.6
(85.3)
30.7
(87.3)
32.3
(90.1)
33.7
(92.7)
34.3
(93.7)
33
(91)
31
(87.8)
31
(87.8)
30.4
(86.7)
30.5
(86.9)
30.4
(86.7)
30.1
(86.2)
31.42
(88.52)
Average low °C (°F) 11.2
(52.2)
11.3
(52.3)
12
(53.6)
14
(57.2)
16
(60.8)
18
(64)
17.6
(63.7)
18.2
(64.8)
18
(64)
17
(62.6)
14.3
(57.7)
12.3
(54.1)
14.99
(58.92)
Precipitation cm (inches) 3
(1)
1.3
(0.5)
0.5
(0.2)
0.3
(0.1)
1.5
(0.6)
17.5
(6.9)
33.3
(13.1)
35.3
(13.9)
36.1
(14.2)
13.2
(5.2)
2
(0.8)
1.8
(0.7)
145.8
(57.2)
Source: Weatherbase [4]

References

External links

  • (Spanish) INAFED
  • (Spanish) Ayuntamiento de Minatitlán, Colima municipal government website.
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