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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
CountryMexico
StateSinaloa
Foundation1531
Government
 • MayorMoisés Aarón Rivas Loaiza (PRI)
Population
 (2010)
 • City858,638
 • Urban
675,773
 • Demonym
Culiacanense
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Websitewww.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).