Culiacán

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Culiacán
View of Culiacán
View of Culiacán
Coat of arms of Culiacán
Coat of arms
Location of Culiacán within Sinaloa
Location of Culiacán within Sinaloa
Location of Sinaloa within Mexico
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)
Website www.culiacan.gob.mx

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).