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Nayarit (), officially the Free and Sovereign State of Nayarit ( es, Estado Libre y Soberano de Nayarit), is one of the 31 states that, along with
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Mexico City
, comprise the Federal Entities of Mexico. It is divided in 20 municipalities and its capital city is
Tepic Tepic () is the capital and largest city of the western Mexico, Mexican Political divisions of Mexico, state of Nayarit. It is located in the central part of the state, at . It stands at an altitude of above sea level, on the banks of the Río ...

Tepic
. It is bordered by the states of
Sinaloa Sinaloa (), officially the Estado Libre y Soberano de Sinaloa ( en, Free and Sovereign State of Sinaloa), is one of the 31 states which, along with , comprise the of . It is divided into and its capital city is . It is located in Northwestern ...
to the northwest,
Durango Durango (), officially named Estado Libre y Soberano de Durango ( en, Free and Sovereign State of Durango; Tepehuán: ''Korian''; Nahuatl Nahuatl (; )The Classical Nahuatl word (noun stem ''nāhua'', + absolutive ''-tl'' ) is thought to me ...

Durango
to the north,
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Zacatecas
to the northeast and
Jalisco Jalisco (, , ; Nahuatl: Xalixco), officially the Free and Sovereign State of Jalisco ( es, Estado Libre y Soberano de Jalisco ; Nahuatl: Tlahtohcayotl Xalixco), is one of the 32 states which comprise the Federal Entities of Mexico Mex ...

Jalisco
to the south. To the west, Nayarit has a significant share of coastline on the
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Pacific Ocean
, including the islands of Marías and Marietas. The beaches of
San Blas
San Blas
and the so-called " Riviera Nayarit" are popular with tourists. Besides tourism, the economy of the state is based mainly on agriculture and fishing. It is also one of two states where the
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tarantula
species '' Brachypelma klaasi'' is found, the other being
Jalisco Jalisco (, , ; Nahuatl: Xalixco), officially the Free and Sovereign State of Jalisco ( es, Estado Libre y Soberano de Jalisco ; Nahuatl: Tlahtohcayotl Xalixco), is one of the 32 states which comprise the Federal Entities of Mexico Mex ...

Jalisco
. Home to
Uto-Aztecan Uto-Aztecan, Uto-Aztekan or (rarely) Uto-Nahuatl is a Language family, family of indigenous languages of the Americas, consisting of over thirty languages. Uto-Aztecan languages are found almost entirely in the Western United States and Mexico. T ...
indigenous peoples such as the
Huichol The Huichol or Wixárika are an indigenous people of Mexico and the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily located i ...

Huichol
and Cora, the region was exposed to the ''
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conquistador
es'',
Hernán Cortés Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro Altamirano, 1st Marquess of the Valley of Oaxaca (; ; 1485 – December 2, 1547) was a Spanish ''Conquistador'' who led an expedition that caused the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, fall of the Aztec ...

Hernán Cortés
and
Nuño de Guzmán Nuño Beltrán de Guzmán (c. 14901558) was a Spanish conquistador and colonial administrator in New Spain. He was the governor of the province of Pánuco (province), Pánuco from 1525 to 1533 and of Nueva Galicia from 1529 to 1534, President of t ...
, in the 16th century. Spanish governance was made difficult by indigenous rebellions and by the inhospitable terrain of the Sierra del Nayar. The last independent Cora communities were subjugated in 1722. The state's name recalls the Cora people's label for themselves: ''Náayerite'', commemorating Nayar, a resistance leader.


History

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estimate
Aztatlán
Aztatlán
colonization of the western Mexican coast – including parts of Sinaloa, Nayarit and Jalisco – as occurring as early as 900 AD, with some evidence suggesting it might have been as early as 520 AD. Encountered on the western coast by the Spanish invaders in 1500, the cultures were descended from these original Aztatlán settlements and other Classic-stage cultures who had merged with them.
Hernán Cortés Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro Altamirano, 1st Marquess of the Valley of Oaxaca (; ; 1485 – December 2, 1547) was a Spanish ''Conquistador'' who led an expedition that caused the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, fall of the Aztec ...

Hernán Cortés
was the first known European to enter into the area now known as Nayarit, which he claimed for Spain as part of
Nueva Galicia Nuevo Reino de Galicia (''New Kingdom of Galicia'', gl, Reino de Nova Galicia) or simply Nueva Galicia (''New Galicia'', ''Nova Galicia'') was an autonomous kingdom of the Viceroyalty of New Spain. It was named after Galicia in Spain ...

Nueva Galicia
. Under
Nuño de Guzmán Nuño Beltrán de Guzmán (c. 14901558) was a Spanish conquistador and colonial administrator in New Spain. He was the governor of the province of Pánuco (province), Pánuco from 1525 to 1533 and of Nueva Galicia from 1529 to 1534, President of t ...
, Spaniards took the region with considerable brutality, causing the indigenous inhabitants to revolt, in what was later referred to as the
Mixtón War The Mixtón War (1540-1542) was a rebellion by the Caxcan people of northwestern Mexico against the Spanish conquerors. The war was named after Mixtón, a hill in Zacatecas which served as an Indigenous stronghold. The Caxcan Although other ...
. After almost two centuries of resistance, the last independent Cora communities were incorporated into Spanish administration by force in 1722. Then followed intense missionary efforts by
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s to convert the indigenous. In the colonial period, the port of
San Blas
San Blas
was one of the most important trade ports on the American Pacific coast.
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s transporting goods from Manila, the Philippines arrived here before the rise of the port of
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Acapulco
. Today, the town still boasts
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from its heyday, such as the ''aduana'' (customs office), the ''contaduría'' (accounting offices) and the fortress that protected the port against pirates. In Nayarit, the struggle for independence from Spain was initiated by the priest José María Mercado, who conquered Tepic and San Blas before being defeated and executed by Spanish royalists. In 1824, in the first constitution of the Mexican Republic, Nayarit was a part of
Jalisco Jalisco (, , ; Nahuatl: Xalixco), officially the Free and Sovereign State of Jalisco ( es, Estado Libre y Soberano de Jalisco ; Nahuatl: Tlahtohcayotl Xalixco), is one of the 32 states which comprise the Federal Entities of Mexico Mex ...

Jalisco
. In the mid-1800s Comanche Indians, from Texas and Oklahoma, attacked Tepic causing widespread destruction. During the second half of the 19th century, Nayarit was one of the most turbulent territories in Mexico. The population was in open revolt, demanding access to land. Nayarit was one of the last territories admitted as a state of the Mexican federation, which occurred on May 1, 1917.


Geography

Nayarit covers , making it one of the smaller states in Mexico. Nayarit is located between latitude lines 23°05' north and 20°36' south and longitude lines 103°43' east and 105°46' west. Its terrain is broken up by the western ends of the
Sierra Madre Occidental The Sierra Madre Occidental is a major mountain range system of the North American Cordillera, that runs northwest–southeast through northwestern and western Mexico, and along the Gulf of California. The Sierra Madre is part of the American Cor ...

Sierra Madre Occidental
mountains. Its highest mountains are:
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San Juan
, Sanguangüey, El Ceboruco, Cumbre de Pajaritos and Picachos."Nayarit"
in ''The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia'', 6th ed. 2012, Columbia University Press
Nayarit has two volcanoes,
Ceboruco
Ceboruco
and
Sangangüey
Sangangüey
. In the northeast are broad, tropical plains watered by the
Río Grande de Santiago The Santiago River or Río Grande de Santiago is one of the longest rivers in Mexico Mexico ( es, México ; Nahuan languages: ), officially the United Mexican States (; EUM ), is a List of sovereign states, country in the southern portio ...
, a continuation of the
Lerma River The Lerma River ( es, Río Lerma) is Mexico's second longest river. It is a river in west-central Mexico that begins in Mexican Plateau at an altitude over above sea level, and ends where it empties into Lake Chapala, Mexico's largest lake, near ...
. The main state rivers are the
Río Grande de Santiago The Santiago River or Río Grande de Santiago is one of the longest rivers in Mexico Mexico ( es, México ; Nahuan languages: ), officially the United Mexican States (; EUM ), is a List of sovereign states, country in the southern portio ...
, San Pedro Mezquital,
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, Ameca, and Las Cañas. The Río Grande de Santiago is the largest river in Nayarit. The Santiago and its tributaries are of major importance for agricultural irrigation. The Ameca and the Las Cañas lie on the border between Nayarit and the states of
Jalisco Jalisco (, , ; Nahuatl: Xalixco), officially the Free and Sovereign State of Jalisco ( es, Estado Libre y Soberano de Jalisco ; Nahuatl: Tlahtohcayotl Xalixco), is one of the 32 states which comprise the Federal Entities of Mexico Mex ...

Jalisco
and
Sinaloa Sinaloa (), officially the Estado Libre y Soberano de Sinaloa ( en, Free and Sovereign State of Sinaloa), is one of the 31 states which, along with , comprise the of . It is divided into and its capital city is . It is located in Northwestern ...
, respectively. Notable
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in Nayarit include Santa María del Oro, San Pedro Lagunillas and Agua Brava.


Municipalities

Nayarit – as with all states of Mexico – is geographically divided into
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municipalities
''(
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)'', creating twenty municipalities in Nayarit:


Environment

Nayarit's natural vegetation varies with altitude. The coastal lowlands and river valleys were originally covered with tropical dry forest, with many trees that lose their leaves during the dry season. The
Sinaloan dry forests The Sinaloan dry forests is a tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests, tropical dry broadleaf forest ecoregion in western Mexico. It is the northernmost ecoregion of the Neotropical realm. Geography The dry forests lies in the coastal plai ...
cover the northern coastal lowlands and extend up the valleys of the San Pedro Mezquital River and Río Grande de Santiago and its tributaries. The Jalisco dry forests ecoregion covers coastal Nayarit south of
San Blas
San Blas
and the Islas Marías. The Marismas Nacionales–San Blas mangroves, a network of coastal lagoons and tidal mangrove forests, extend along the state's northern coast and into adjacent Sinaloa. The mangroves are home to abundant wildlife, including migratory and resident waterbirds. The mountains are home to pine–oak forests, which vary with elevation. Oak forests and woodlands grow at lower elevations, interspersed with smaller areas of humid cloud forest in areas of higher rainfall. Higher elevations are home to forests of pine and oak, with forests of pine and other conifers at the highest elevations. Nayarit contains hundreds of miles of rain forest in the sierra. Its wildlife includes hundreds of
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bird
species including the
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(''Amazona finschi'') and Mexican woodnymph (''Thalurania ridgwayi''). There are also 119 registered species of mammals, including
white-tailed deer The white-tailed deer (''Odocoileus virginianus''), also known as the whitetail or Virginia deer, is a medium-sized deer native to North America, Central America, Ecuador, and South America as far south as Peru and Bolivia. It has also been int ...

white-tailed deer
(''Odocoileus virginianus''),
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(''Pecari tajacu''), caymans, armadillos and wild felines such as
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jaguarundi
(''Puma yagouarundi'') and
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ocelot
(''Felis pardalis'') and many more.Pulido Pérez, R. (1995). Diagnostico de la fauna silvestre en el estado de Nayarit/. Unfortunately, most of the rain forest has been exploited, especially around the region of Santa María del Oro. The conservation and protection of the rain forest and wildlife of Nayarit is an issue of crucial importance. The
Islas Marías The Islas Marías ("Mary Islands") are an archipelago of four islands that belong to Mexico. They are located in the Pacific Ocean, some off the coast of the mexican state, state of Nayarit and about southeast of the tip of Baja California. They ...
were designated as the Islas Marías Biosphere Reserve by
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UNESCO
in 2010.


Flora and fauna


Education

* Instituto Tecnológico de Tepic * Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit * Universidad Tecnólogica de Nayarit * Universidad Tecnólogica de la Costa * Escuela Normal Superior de Nayarit: a
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(for teachers) * Universidad Vizcaya de Las Americas *Escuela Secundaria Técnica No. 51 (Emilio M. Gonzalez)


Demographics

Nayarit is Mexico's twenty-ninth most populous state. According to the census of 2020, the state had a population of 1,235,456 and its population density was 39/km2.


Indigenous groups

Nayarit is the home to four indigenous groups: the Wixaritari (Huichol), the Naayeri (Cora), the Odam (Tepehuan) and the
Nahuatl Nahuatl (; ),The Classical Nahuatl word (noun stem ''nāhua'', + absolutive ''-tl'' ) is thought to mean "a good, clear sound" This language name has several spellings, among them náhuatl (the standard spelling in the Spanish language),() Nao ...

Nahuatl
-speaking
Mexicanero
Mexicanero
s. The indigenous groups mostly inhabit the Nayar highlands, but are also frequently encountered in Tepic and on the Pacific coast, where they have also established colonies. They are known for their crafts and artwork which they sell. About five percent of the state population speaks an indigenous language.


Economy

Nayarit is predominantly an agricultural state, and produces a large variety of crops such as
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bean
s,
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sorghum
,
sugar cane Sugarcane or sugar cane is a species of (often hybrid) tall, Perennial plant, perennial grass (in the genus ''Saccharum'', tribe Andropogoneae) that is used for sugar Sugar industry, production. The plants are 2–6 m (6–20 ft) tall w ...

sugar cane
,
maize Maize ( ; ''Zea mays'' subsp. ''mays'', from es, maíz after tnq, mahiz), also known as corn (North American North America is a continent in the Northern Hemisphere and almost entirely within the Western Hemisphere. It can also be ...

maize
,
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tobacco
, rice, chiles,
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peanut
s,
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melon
s,
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tomato
es,
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coffee
, mangoes, bananas, and avocados. In addition to these crops, livestock and fishing are also central to the local economy. Approximately six percent of the land in Nayarit is pasture land, with the most common livestock being cattle, horses, pigs,
goats The domestic goat or simply goat (''Capra aegagrus hircus'') is a subspecies of '' C. aegagrus'' domesticated Domestication is a sustained multi-generational relationship in which one group of organisms assumes a significant degree of infl ...

goats
, and
sheep Sheep (''Ovis aries'') are quadrupedal, ruminant mammals typically kept as livestock. Like all ruminants, sheep are members of the order (biology), order Artiodactyla, the even-toed ungulates. Although the name ''sheep'' applies to many species ...

sheep
. Nayarit has 289 kilometers of coastline, which provides an abundance of fish and shellfish, including
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, snapper,
sharks Sharks are a group of elasmobranch Elasmobranchii () is a subclass of Chondrichthyes or cartilaginous fish, including shark Sharks are a group of elasmobranch fish characterized by a Chondrichthyes#Skeleton, cartilaginous skeleton, ...
, and
oysters Oyster is the common name for a number of different families of Seawater, salt-water bivalve molluscs that live in Marine (ocean), marine or Brackish water, brackish habitats. In some species, the valves are highly calcified, and many are somewha ...

oysters
. There are over 75
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related to the fishing industry alone in Nayarit. Much of the food produced in Nayarit is exported to the larger urban areas surrounding Mexico City and Guadalajara, and much of the agricultural labor is performed by migrant laborers. Although mining exists in Nayarit, it is mostly of non-
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metal
lic substances such as
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limestone
or
kaolin Kaolinite ( ) is a clay mineral Clay minerals are , sometimes with variable amounts of , , s, s, and other s found on or near some s. Clay minerals form in the presence of water and have been important to life, and many theories of in ...

kaolin
. Beginning in the late 90's, Nayarit has become known as a producer of
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Arabica coffee
Arabica coffee
, regarded for its fine taste and high density beans grown in the volcanic soils of the
Sierra Madre Occidental The Sierra Madre Occidental is a major mountain range system of the North American Cordillera, that runs northwest–southeast through northwestern and western Mexico, and along the Gulf of California. The Sierra Madre is part of the American Cor ...

Sierra Madre Occidental
. Nayarit coffee is exported all over the world, including to the UK and Australia via the Grupo Terruño Nayarita farmers cooperative. In recent years, Nayarit has worked to build its tourism sector, marketing the " Riviera Nayarit" as a safe, beautiful destination served by Puerto Vallarta International Airport. Popular resort towns include Bucerías, Punta de Mita, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle,
San Blas
San Blas
,
Santiago Ixcuintla Santiago de Ixcuintla is a municipality and a municipal seat in the western Mexican state of Nayarit Nayarit (), officially the Free and Sovereign State of Nayarit ( es, Estado Libre y Soberano de Nayarit), is one of the 32 states that compri ...
,
Sayulita Sayulita is a small town in Mexico along the Pacific Ocean at the south end of the state of Nayarit and north of Banderas Bay. Sayulita has a population of approximately 2,300 inhabitants. History In early Sayulita, only six or seven little ho ...

Sayulita
and Tecuala. However, some residents in these and other towns are concerned that the growth in the tourism industry might have harmful impacts on the community. Timeshare scams with links to the local are quite common.


Media

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of Nayarit include: ''El Periódico en que Nayarit Opina Día a Día'', ''El Semanario que refleja qué hay en Nayarit'', ''Matutino Gráfico'', ''Meridiano de Nayarit'', and ''Realidades.''


See also

* Ixtlán del Rio (archaeological site) * Western Mexico shaft tomb tradition


References


Further reading

* * *


External links

* *
Nayarit State Government
*

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Portal de Carrillo Puerto Nayarit, Mexico
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Portal de Compostela Nayarit, Mexico
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