Guasave


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Guasave

(gwäsä`vā), city (1990 pop. 49,338), Sinaloa state, W Mexico, on the Sinaloa River. The growing of cotton and corn and the raising of livestock are the chief occupations. The city was established in 1595 as a Spanish mission among the Guasave.
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squalida is relatively low according to official statistical data, they are obtained from three coastal localities (Los Mochis, Navolato and Guasave municipalities) in the state of Sinaloa, representing an important fishery in the local economy.
In northwestern Mexico, three of the most important agricultural valleys; Guasave Valley, El Fuerte Valley and Mocorito Valley, are intensely cultivated.
Los municipios de Culiacan, Ahome, Mazatlan, Guasave y Salvador Alvarado concentran el 81% de total de vehiculos en circulacion, por lo que se aplican 234 cuestionarios en 5 municipios de los 18 que componen el estado de Sinaloa (Tabla 1).