Culiacán

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Culiacán
View of Culiacán

Coat of arms
Location of Culiacán within Sinaloa
Location of Sinaloa within Mexico
Coordinates: 24°48′17.46″N 107°23′07.79″W / 24.80485°N 107.3854972°W / 24.80485; -107.3854972Coordinates: 24°48′17.46″N 107°23′07.79″W / 24.80485°N 107.3854972°W / 24.80485; -107.3854972
Country Mexico
State Sinaloa
Foundation 1531
Government
 • Mayor Moisés Aarón Rivas Loaiza (PRI)
Population (2010)
 • City 858,638
 • Urban 675,773
 • Demonym Culiacanense
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)

Culiacán (Spanish pronunciation: [kuljaˈkan]) is the capital of Sinaloa. With 675,773 inhabitants, it is the largest city in the state of Sinaloa. The municipality has a total area of 4,758 km2 (1,837 sq mi).