Fast facts about Ciudad Obregon
Ciudad Obregón (known locally as Obregón or Cd. Obregón) is the second largest city located in state Sonora after the state capital Hermosillo, and is situated 525km from the border with the U.S. State Arizona
Land and water: 3,312.05 Square kilometres
Ciudad Obregon has a population of approximately 350,000 people with 60% below age 15 years and 75% below age 45.
The official spoken languages in Ciudad Obregon are Spanish and Yaqui, Spanish being the most widely spoken. English is spoken on a small scale.
People of Obregon
The majority of the Obregon Population is Mexican. However, Obregon is a diverse City with a growing culture of racial integration and unity.
Most of the people are Christian (over 95%), although all other religions are freely practiced.
Sonora like all other Mexican states is divided into municipalities and these are governed through a municipal council. Obregon is the capital of the municipal Cajeme which also includes the important towns Cócorit, Esperanza, Marte R. Gómez (Tobarito), Providencia, Pueblo Yaqui.
Agriculture is one of the most important industries and highly efficient. Aquaculture, livestock and tradel, are major contributors to the economy, technology, tourism and banking services are important contributors too.
Ciudad Obregon (GMT-7) and Sonora does not move its clocks at all for DST (Daylight Saving Time) during the year!
Ciudad Obregon has a hot and dry climate throughout the 4 seasons, and you can expect similar weather tomorrow as it is today and generally, spring and summer (March-September) is a hot 23-48 °C, and winter (December-February) is a warm 9-30°C.
- January 1st
Año Nuevo - New Year's Day
- February 5th
Dia de la Constitucion – National Constitution Day
- February 24th
Dia de la Bandera - Mexico's National Flag Day
- May 1st
Dia del Trabajo – National Labor Day
- May 5th
Cinco de Mayo - Victory over France in Puebla
- September 16th
Dia de la Independencia - Celebrating Independence (from Spain) Day
- October 12th
Dia de La Raza - Columbus discovers the new world
- November 20th
Dia de la Revolucion - Annual Anniversary of the 1910 Mexican Revolution
- December 25th
Dia de Navidad - Christmas Day (Christmas dinner / presents traditionally happen on the evening of the 24th - Christmas Eve)