Located to the northwest of the country, Sonora is a be in favor with great indigenous tradition apache who unlike the mesoamericana culture, distinguishes by high altitude and athletic physical complexion of his members, and of the hostility and violence whereupon they received to Colonizing and missionaries. Numerous tribes inhabited the extensive territory; among thememphasize the Yaquis, great defenders of their autonomy and its culture, still conserved. Seris, great artists who never were evangelizados by the catholic missionaries; kikapús, cucapás, pápagos, guarijíos and pimas, this last one, generic name that applies to diverse hostile ethnic groups of the region.
This state represents 9, 2% of the surface of the country. Its capital is Hermosillo it has apopulation of 2.213.370 inhabitants it counts on a political division of 72 municipalities.
The main Cities in Sonora
Government of Sonora
Lic. Guillermo Padrés Elías, Constitutional governor of the State of Sonant and member of the Party National Action (BREAD), was born the 29 from June of 1969. He studied the Degree in Right and he is Technician in BovineInsemination with Posgrado in Public Policies by the ITAM. Distinguished industralist, she was Vice-president and President of the National Camera of Comercio (CANACO) of Cananea and Tesorero of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce of Sonant. Federal deputy to the LVIII Legislature 2000-2003, participated in the Commissions of Monitoring of the Greater Accountant's office of Property, CooperativePromotion, Cattle ranch and Social Economy. He was delegated Local the Congress of the State of Sonant 1997-2000, Senator of the Republic by the State of Sonant and is Governor of Sonant for administration 2009-2015.
About of Guyamas
Seris was the original inhabitants of the present sonorense city of Guaymas, and great rebellious artists distinguished themselves for being who never could beevangelizados by the catholic missionaries.
About of Nogales
The municipality of Nogales is in the North end of the Mexican state of Sonant and is opposite of Mexico with the North American state of Arizona. Of temperate climate, the city registers smooth summers and colds to invier to us, reason why occasionally they appear snowed in the zone.
About of Puerto Peñasco
Located in the coast thenorthwest of the Mexican state of Sonant, this attractive port has the coast of 110 km throughout the Sea of You cut. Of warm dry climate, it registers a temperature annual average of 27ºC with rains in winter. And he is today one of the favorite destinies of the North American tourists who flee to the south during the forts to invier to us of their home. It is by that to the place also it is known himlike Rocky Point.
It counts on 5 airports that estan in:
The first shield of arms of the organization dates from 1922, but 1944 by deficiency had to be replaced 22 years in later symbolic and the lack of official approval. in the creation of the present shield the historians collaborated eduardo w. villa, architect gustavo aguilarand the sketcher francisco white castle. The 20 of december of 1944 decree officially a new shield, which sometio to substantial modifications in 1987 which serian omitted during presidential term 1991-1997. the elements form that it are: blue bordura with the golden inscription in that says “sonant state”; the internal part superior fragments in three triangular quarters that symbolize thewealth of the state; agriculture and, mining allegorical dance bandaged; in that same basic order and the colors of the national flag stand out. The internal part inferior is divided in two quarters; of the left side cattle raising is symbolized on golden bottom and of the right its literal one; the island shark and the fishing.
Dance of the deer
In agreement with the traditions of the Yaqui tribe,...