Río Grande Municipality, Zacatecas

Río GrandeRio Grande, Zacatecas
Río Grande is a municipality in the Mexican state of Zacatecas.wikipedia
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Cañitas de Felipe Pescador Municipality

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It borders the municipalities of Miguel Auza, Juan Aldama, and General Francisco R. Murguía to the north, Villa de Cos to the east, Cañitas de Felipe Pescador to the southeast, Fresnillo and Saín Alto to the south, and Sombrerete to the west.
It is located in the northern part of Zacatecas and is bounded by the municipalities of Río Grande, Villa de Cos, and Fresnillo.

Villa de Cos

It borders the municipalities of Miguel Auza, Juan Aldama, and General Francisco R. Murguía to the north, Villa de Cos to the east, Cañitas de Felipe Pescador to the southeast, Fresnillo and Saín Alto to the south, and Sombrerete to the west.
It is located in the center-east of the state, bordered by the municipalities of Mazapil, Francisco R. Murguia, Río Grande, Felipe Pescador, Fresnillo, Panuco and Guadalupe in Zacatecas as well as Santo Domingo and Villa de Ramos in the neighboring state of San Luis Potosí.

Zacatecas

State of ZacatecasZacatecas, MexicoEstado Libre y Soberano de Zacatecas
Río Grande is a municipality in the Mexican state of Zacatecas.

Sombrerete, Zacatecas

Sombrerete
It borders the municipalities of Miguel Auza, Juan Aldama, and General Francisco R. Murguía to the north, Villa de Cos to the east, Cañitas de Felipe Pescador to the southeast, Fresnillo and Saín Alto to the south, and Sombrerete to the west.
The municipality is bordered by the municipalities of Miguel Auza, Río Grande, Sain Alto, Fresnillo, Valparaíso, Jiménez del Téul and Chalchihuites with the state of Durango to the west and north.

Municipalities of Mexico

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Río Grande is a municipality in the Mexican state of Zacatecas.

Juan Aldama Municipality

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It borders the municipalities of Miguel Auza, Juan Aldama, and General Francisco R. Murguía to the north, Villa de Cos to the east, Cañitas de Felipe Pescador to the southeast, Fresnillo and Saín Alto to the south, and Sombrerete to the west.

Fresnillo

Fresnillo, ZacatecasFresnillo, Mexico
It borders the municipalities of Miguel Auza, Juan Aldama, and General Francisco R. Murguía to the north, Villa de Cos to the east, Cañitas de Felipe Pescador to the southeast, Fresnillo and Saín Alto to the south, and Sombrerete to the west.

Aguanaval River

Aguanaval
Over 96% of the municipality's area lies in the drainage basin of the Aguanaval River, the main watercourse in the area which flows south to north through the municipality.

Semi-arid climate

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Río Grande's climate is semiarid temperate with an average annual temperature of 19 C. Average annual precipitation ranges between 300 and 600 millimetres.

Chichimeca

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Prior to the arrival of the Spanish, the Río Grande area was inhabited by Chichimeca peoples such as the Guachichil and.

Guachichil

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Prior to the arrival of the Spanish, the Río Grande area was inhabited by Chichimeca peoples such as the Guachichil and.

Royal Audiencia of Guadalajara

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The town was recognized by the Royal Audiencia of Guadalajara on March 5, 1689 under the name Santa Elena de Río Grande.

Ayuntamiento

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Río Grande was first incorporated as an ayuntamiento in the partido of Nieves in Zacatecas on 29 October 1833.

Spanish language

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The municipal government comprises a president, a councillor (Spanish: síndico), and fourteen trustees (regidores), eight elected by relative majority and six by proportional representation.

Plurality (voting)

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The municipal government comprises a president, a councillor (Spanish: síndico), and fourteen trustees (regidores), eight elected by relative majority and six by proportional representation.

Proportional representation

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The municipal government comprises a president, a councillor (Spanish: síndico), and fourteen trustees (regidores), eight elected by relative majority and six by proportional representation.

Gross domestic product

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The gross domestic product of the municipality was unofficially estimated at 2655.8 million Mexican pesos in 2010.

Mexican peso

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The gross domestic product of the municipality was unofficially estimated at 2655.8 million Mexican pesos in 2010.