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 La Minitas 9 Playa Seis, Suite 7
Playa de Huanacaxtle $950,000 4,523 sq. ft. Apartment Condominium
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Punta Arena, Suite 6C
Zona Dorada $850,000 4,411 sq. ft."410 meters includes bodega and parking stall" Apartment Condominium
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Avenida de Los Picos, Suite 21
Playa de Huanacaxtle $525,000 3,010 sq. ft. 2 Storey Condominium
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Retorno Playa Las Minitas, Suite 57
Playa de Huanacaxtle $513,000 177 sq. m. Single Story Condominium
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Girasol Punta Esmeralda, Suite 103
La Cruz De Huanacaxtle-Bucerias Punta Esmeralda $399,000 195 sq. m. Apartment Condominium
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4 Retorno Destiladeras
Playa de Huanacaxtle $389,000 1,609 sq. ft. Single Story Condominium
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Amate 117, Suite 117
13080 / 43179 Terralta $275,000 217 sq. m. Townhouse Residential
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Calle Coral , Suite 14
398763 Centro $235,000 220 sq. m. 2 Storey Residential
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Calle Pelicanos
La Cruz De Huanacaxtle $184,900 Lot / Land Lots and Land
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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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302 Avenida del Mar Circuito de la Concha, Suite 24
Terralta $164,900 102 sq. m. 2 Storey Residential
Sale Pending
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Flamingos 4 Poniente 313 La Joya, Suite 313
La Cruz De Huanacaxtle SALE PENDING
1,517 sq. ft. Apartment Condominium
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Paseo de los Mangos , Lot 9e
11349 Los Mangos $76,000 351 sq. m. Single Story Lots and Land
Sale Pending
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126 Cipres
90 sq. m. Single Story Residential
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Calle Cipres 105, Suite 105
Flex 12053/ MLS Vta 42553 Terralta SALE PENDING
90 sq. m. Townhouse Residential
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