in Altar of Estado de Sonora, Mexico

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
30.715 and -111.837 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 30° 42' 55" and W -111° 50' 13"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - MXN
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:38 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/Hermosillo
UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:59 am and 6:55 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-37.797 and 77.565 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Mexico in Central America

Safety Score: 4,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Mexico.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Mexico. Last Update: 2021-04-13 08:35:34

Touring Altar

Altar in Altar (Estado de Sonora) is a town located in Mexico about 1,112 mi (or 1,790 km) north-west of Mexico City, the country's capital place.

Time in Altar is now 12:38 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Hermosillo with an UTC offset of -7 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Altar, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Mexico is Nogales International Airport in a distance of 62 mi (or 100 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve in a distance of 90 mi (or 145 km), North.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Oquitoa, Pitiquito, Heroica Caborca, Trincheras and Santa Ana. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 13%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (9 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Wednesday, 14th of April 2021

24°C (75 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Thursday, 15th of April 2021

23°C (73 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Friday, 16th of April 2021

25°C (77 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

sunset around Altar, Sonora

Published: July 23, 2014
Length: 35:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Danial Tijuana Gringo

9 June 2013, on a bus from Hermosillo to Tijuana.

La venganza del m1 el compa verde desde Altar Sonora

Published: December 09, 2010
Length: 41:35 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: pedr1077

El Compa Verde de Altar Sonora

Published: December 09, 2010
Length: 21:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: pedr1077

Carreras de Caballos en Altar, Sonora

Published: January 14, 2008
Length: 08:44 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: luismario33

Presentacion de la Paloma Azul en el taste de Altar, Son. El 13/01/08.

Nissan Altima reparación homocineticas y reten cigueñal SERVICIO ALEX Altar,Son.

Published: February 07, 2014
Length: 18:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SERVICIO ALEX Luis Alejandro El Huesito

Reparación de homocineticas y reten del cigueñal del 2.4 Nissan altima 2001 16 Valves.

torneo de karate en altar 2009

Published: July 06, 2009
Length: 34:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: kannival1790

no vean el pleito, solo escuchen a mi hijo. Ah!! y yo soy el de rojo.

Caminata por los migrantes Altar 2014

Published: March 14, 2014
Length: 44:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: radiolakallejera

Carlos D vs Chavita. Trincheras, Son

Published: May 26, 2013
Length: 50:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Yaneth MM

paso en el CBTa de Altar, peleandose el chavita y el carlos.

el JJ vs el compadre 300 vrs

Published: February 03, 2011
Length: 48:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Roberto Ortiz

carreras de caballos en altar sonora 30 de enero del 2011.

la caida del shack y el pepe chelo

Published: May 31, 2008
Length: 48:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: losbaskaz

jugando fut bol en quel Jose Alonso. Altar, Sonora.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Altar, Sonora

Altar is small city in Altar Municipality in the Mexican state of Sonora. It is located in the northwest region of the state at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:30|42|49|N|111|50|07|W| | |name= }}. Surrounding municipalities are Sáric, Tubutama, Atil, Trincheras, Pitiquito, Caborca and Oquitoa. The northern boundary is with Pima County in the U.S. state of Arizona. The total area of the municipality (urban and rural) is 3,944.90 square kilometers.

Located at 30.7136, -111.835 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sonora, Populated places in the Sonoran Desert of Mexico

Altar Municipality

Altar (municipality) is a municipality in Sonora in north-western Mexico. The municipality had a 2010 census population of 9,049 inhabitants, the vast majority of whom lived in the municipal seat of Altar, which had a population of 7,927 inhabitants. There are no other localities with over 1,000 inhabitants.

Located at 30.7167, -111.833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Sonora

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: