What is Mazatlán known for?

causing major

Lorena Herrera Mazatlán, Sinaloa Actress, singer and model

nearby gold

and indigenous settlers. By the mid-19th century a large group of immigrants had arrived from Germany. These new citizens developed Mazatlán into a thriving commercial seaport, importing equipment for the nearby gold and silver mines. It served as the capital of Sinaloa from 1859 to 1873. The German settlers also

important activities

are the playoffs and the eight teams that make up the league, one is the representative of Mexico in the Caribbean Series, but that place has to make the final. Mazatlan is a major sporting center of the country, as important activities and renowned also carry such as the marathon and triathlon peaceful, in which not only domestic but also foreign participating athletes. Another sport that has been practiced for over 25 years in the port is football, with major achievements both statewide

including current

of Mazatlan touches the towns of El Castillo, Las Juntas, Amapa, Los Naranjos, Milkweed, Modesto Station and El Recreo including current. After traveling a distance of 100 kilometers from its source discharges into the Pacific Ocean. The streams of El Zapote and Los Cocos, drain in a southeasterly direction to end at the Presidio River up to the villages from which they take their names. On the southeast slope of the Sierra del Quelite born stream de La Noria and on the north side of it, some

small temple

Lorena Herrera Mazatlán, Sinaloa Actress, singer and model

musical genre

with electric filament lamps used, they needed to operate electricity. Band Sinaloense The Band Sinaloense or Tambora is a type of musical ensemble, traditional and popular musical genre, which is culturally established in the early twenties in the state of Sinaloa, northwestern region of Mexico. It is a genus of Europeans to organological European style Fanfare remaining, however, like many other ensembles traditional wind in Mexico, performs a varied musical forms, repertoire that dominate traditional sones, rancheras, corridos, polkas, waltzes, mazurkas, chotis, all tailored to the sensitivity of the inhabitants of this Mexican region; music as well as popular romantic ballad and cumbia. thumb Example of a Sinaloa band in early 1900. (File:Band´s Sinaloa.jpg) The unique sound of the Sinaloa band is very similar to the bands German and French wind, which is the difference in running musical bands Sinaloa north-central and south of this state. In the north central area, the musical phrasing is lighter and nuanced, most western European style and in the south, the style has a very strong phrasing and a little less nuanced performance, more influenced by the Bavarian style German, which made several researchers, their origin be located in these regions, especially considering foreign intervention in the state and in Mazatlan early in the century it was inhabited mostly by German (Germans) immigrants. However, the Swiss ethnomusicologist Helena Simonett explains that the first sinaloenses bands formed by people who deserted the military bands and the municipal and went to live in the mountain villages, adding credence to the Sinaloa founders, with the rhythmic influence Mayo-Yoreme have contributed to its esencia.15 Nevertheless, there is an historic agreement, which puts the musical influence dates before mazatlán German trade boom (1870-1890), as it not only would be the distribution of instruments through marketing, but was also required a cultural disclosure that could only happen in a close relationship between the carriers of such traditions and the people of the region, and this circumstance only occurred in Mazatlan. That is why the theory of French and Spanish influence on the German influence in other regions of Sinaloa, is reinforced as the development of the music of Sinaloa drum has records and previous history in distant places in the mountains of Sinaloa where there was no influence Germany, however, did post-war French influence intervention and Spanish cultural remnants. Well as evidence of the formation of the first organological Mazatlan clusters and clusters of other Sinaloa, for example: La Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga 1938 that had a strong German influence in his playing style, which included his instumentación stringed instruments, in contrast with La Banda Los Tacuichamona 1888, La Banda Los Sirolas Culiacan (1920) and The Band of Brothers Rubio (1929) Mocorito, which were exclusively instrumental integration of wind instruments and percussion to Galo style -Ibérico fanfare, as well as execution. Main Beaches * Olas Altas. It is the beach with greater historical reference of Mazatlán, is located in the southern part of the city, a few meters from downtown. In the section of the boardwalk that passes through Olas Altas you can see various monuments, such as The Shield, which contains the shields of Sinaloa and Mazatlan; The Deer, statue of a deer concerning the etymology of the name of the city; Monument to Pedro Infante; Monument to The Continuity of Life; Monument Mazatleca Women; is also the famous restaurant "Puerto Viejo". File:Monumento a la mujer mazatleca.JPG Monument to women Mazatleca File:Continuidad a la vida.JPG monument continuity to life File:Escudo de sinaloa.JPG Coat of Sinaloa in Olas Altas * Playa Norte. It is located in the downtown area of the city. Here you can find the Monument to the fishermen; Monument pneumonia and Pacific Brewery. The second of these concerns taxis characteristic of this city. * Playa Sábalo. It is located in the north of the city. * Playa Cerritos. It is an extension of Playa Sábalo. * Playa El Delfin. Located north of the tourist area of the city. * Playa Isla de la Piedra. Located in the southern part of the city. Tourism and Culture Historic Center thumb Mazatlán Historic Center. (File:Centro historico.jpg) The Historic Center of Mazatlan, among its former inhabitants are French (French people), German (Germans), Chinese (Chinese people), Italian (Italians), Spanish (Spanish people) and Americans (whose inhabitants descend much of Mazatlan population), was named Heritage of the Nation on March 12, 2001. A civil association composed of a group of Mazatlan, have managed to revive this area along with the support of various organizations, companies and government authorities. Among the buildings and areas of high cultural value are the Plazuela Machado, the Angela Peralta Theater, the old Hotel Iturbide (today Municipal Arts Centre), Mansion of Redo, Melchers House, House of Retes, Corvera Building, Building Bank of London and Mexico, Haas House, Temple of San José, among others. Lorena Herrera Mazatlán, Sinaloa Actress, singer and model

award battle

two-week reserve cruises she conducted a variety of operations including "live" antisubmarine warfare training and gunnery exercises, highline transfers, general quarters drills, and underway refuelings in order to bring reservists up to date on latest methods and equipment. During that time, ''Walton'' won the Battle Efficiency "E" (Battle Effectiveness Award) for Reserve CortRon 1 in 1959 and 1960. Not long after Juliette

legal drinking

peninsula to the mainland at Mazatlán and Topolobampo, near Los Mochis. Popular destinations outside the United States include Cancún, Cabo San Lucas, Acapulco, Barbados, Mazatlán, Puerto Vallarta (Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco), Dominican Republic, Jamaica, the Bahamas, the Turks and Caicos Islands and Varadero, Cuba, for non-US citizens. Tour agencies have not only cited the lower drinking ages (Legal drinking age) in these places, but also

heavy resistance

Paz, Baja California Sur La Paz , and burnt two enemy gunboats in the harbor of Guaymas under heavy fire. He led the main line of ships that took Mazatlán on November 11, 1847, and on February 15, 1848, launched an amphibious assault on San José del Cabo that managed to strike three miles (5 km) inland and relieve a besieged squadron, despite heavy resistance. He was given command of the California naval blockade in the last months of the war and, after taking part in further land maneuvers, was ordered home. Overview El Rosario, a small town about Lorena Herrera Mazatlán, Sinaloa Actress, singer and model

great victory

George Dewey's great victory in Manila Bay 1 May 1898, ''Monterey'' was ordered to sail for the Philippines to provide the Asiatic Squadron with big gun support against possible attack by Spanish battleship ''Pelayo'' (Spanish battleship Pelayo). Capt. Portillà served in the frontier Spanish (Spain) army. He arrived in 1819 with his troops on the ''Cossack'' from Mazatlán, Mexico. These were reinforcements to protect Mission San Buenaventura against Mohave


'''Mazatlán''' ( on the Pacific (Pacific Ocean) coast, across from the southernmost tip of the Baja California peninsula.

Mazatlán is a Nahuatl word meaning "place of deer". Ayuntamiento Municipal de Mazatlán The city was founded in 1531 by an army of Spaniards and indigenous settlers. By the mid-19th century a large group of immigrants had arrived from Germany. These new citizens developed Mazatlán into a thriving commercial seaport, importing equipment for the nearby gold and silver mines. It served as the capital of Sinaloa from 1859 to 1873. The German settlers also influenced the local music, banda (banda music), which is an alteration of Bavarian folk music. The settlers also established the Pacifico Brewery (Pacífico) on March 14, 1900.

With a population of 438,434 (city) and 489,987 (municipality) as of the 2010 census, Mazatlán is the second-largest city in the state. It is also a popular tourist destination, with its beaches lined with resort hotels. A car ferry plies its trade across the Gulf of California from Mazatlán to La Paz, Baja California Sur. The municipality has a land area of 3,068.48 km² (1,184.75 sq mi) and includes smaller outlying communities such as Villa Unión (Villa Unión, Sinaloa), La Noria, El Quelite, El Habal and many other small villages. Mazatlán is served by General Rafael Buelna International Airport.

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