Some Nayarit Facts

 
(näyärēt') , state (1990 pop. 824,643), 10,547 sq mi (27,317 sq km), W Mexico, on the Pacific Ocean. Tepic is the capital. Mostly wild and rugged, Nayarit is broken by western spurs of the Sierra Madre Occidental. In the northeast are broad, tropical plains watered by the Santiago River, a continuation of the Lerma. Nayarit has two volcanoes, Ceboruco and Sangangüey. The volcanic soil, heavy rains, and altitude variations permit the cultivation of a variety of products of tropical and temperate agriculture—grain, sugarcane, cotton, coffee, and tobacco. Cattle raising is also important. Forest wealth, little exploited in the past, is rapidly being developed. With large deposits of lead, copper, silver, and gold, mining is a significant part of the state's economy. The coastal swamps are noted bird refuges. The Nayarit region was known to the Spanish early in the 16th cent., and one of its towns, Compostela (near Tepic), was the first capital of Nueva Galicia. Spain did not finally conquer the area until the early 17th cent. Shortly afterward, Nayarit became a dependency of Guadalajara and, upon Mexican independence, part of Jalisco. Continued turbulence led to Nayarit's separation as a territory in 1884; it became a state in 1917. The name Nayarit is given to pre-Columbian clay figurines that are found in the vicinity. PLAY THE MOVIE AND ENJOY!

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17 Playa Las Minitas (Playa Seis), Suite 1(New Construction)
Bucerias Playa de Huanacaxtle SALE PENDING
$480,000
2,614 sq. ft."242.92 sq.mts." APARTMENT "Built to Canadian standards..impressive!" Condominium
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Tiburon , Suite 8
Los Gaviotas $399,000 473 sq. m. 2 Story Residential
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ALAMAR Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Suite 101
Alamar $350,000 Single Story Residential
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Lucio Blanco, Suite 20
Centro $299,000 212 sq. m. 2 Story "Palapa on the third level boasting ocean views!" Residential
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VISTA BAHIA, Av. Playa los Picos 350, Suite 306
Playa de Huanacaxtle $250,000 89 sq. m. Single Story Residential
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VISTA BAHIA, Playa los Picos 350, Suite 406
Playa de Huanacaxtle $240,000 89 sq. m. Bungalow Condominium
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Playa Tortugas, Las Palmeras 29B
4467 Compostela $239,900 161 sq. m. 2 Story Residential
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Avenida Las Palmas, Suite 10
Zona Dorada $219,000 152 sq. m. Apartment Condominium
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Casa 20 Circuito de Lagos, Villas Flamingos Country Club, Suite 20
Flamingos Flamingos Compo de Golf $199,000 190 sq. m. 2 Story Residential
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Avenida Las Palmas, Penthouse, Suite 5
Zona Dorada $197,000 114 sq. m. Single Story Condominium
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17 del charro
Zona Dorada $179,000 1,665 sq. ft. Single Story Residential
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LOTE GAVIOTAS, Cruz de Huanacaxtle
Los Gaviotas $175,000 731 sq. m. Lot / Land Lots and Land
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Acqua 98 Paseo de los Cocoteros, Suite 404-402
10245 Flex Acqua Flamingos $165,000 1,119 sq. ft. Apartment Condominium
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Avenida Las Palmas, Suite 5
Zona Dorada $154,900 136 sq. m. Single Story Condominium
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Calle Otoño, Suite 249
37732 / 5744 Buenos Aires $145,000 176 sq. m. APARTMENT Residential
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