in General Plutarco Elías Calles of Estado de Sonora, Mexico

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.862 and -112.851 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 51' 41" and W -112° 51' 4"
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: 06:12 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: America/Hermosillo
UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:43 am and 5:47 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: 3,9 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: 2020-10-25 08:28:42

Delve into Sonoyta

Sonoyta in General Plutarco Elías Calles (Estado de Sonora) with it's 9,783 habitants is a city located in Mexico about 1,210 mi (or 1,947 km) north-west of Mexico City, the country's capital town.

Current time in Sonoyta is now 06:12 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named America / Hermosillo with an UTC offset of -7 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Sonoyta, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Mexico is Mar de Cortés International Airport in a distance of 44 mi (or 71 km), South-West. 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 46 mi (or 74 km), East.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 14°C / 57 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 26%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 16 km/h (10 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 26th of October 2020

15°C (60 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 27th of October 2020

20°C (68 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 28th of October 2020

24°C (76 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Perro Rescatado que es arrastrado por el Rio Sonoyta.wmv

Published: August 26, 2012
Length: 35:08 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Oscar Calderon

Un perro es rescatado en el vado despues de que es arrastrado por la corriente del rio Sonoyta, Agosto 2012.

Crossing the Lukeville/Sonoyta Border April 2010

Published: April 22, 2010
Length: 26:30 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: RockyPointGuru

People always ask me, "How easy is it to cross the International border from the U.S. to Mexico"? Well, I thought it would be easier to just show you than tell you. Here we are crossing the...

Sonoyta Wash Detour - Lukeville Border Crossing Safety

Published: September 13, 2012
Length: 47:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: PuertoPenascoMag

The town of Sonoyta Mexico is replacing the bridge across the Sonoyta Wash. Traffic to Rocky Point, Mexico is being detoured around the bridge into the Sonoyta Wash. On a normally dry day...

Sonoyta, quiero que llueva

Published: August 17, 2012
Length: 01:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MrMiguelini1

Valla lluvia que nos toco. Musica: Halo 2 OST Vol 1 05 Follow (1st Movement of the Odyssey) comenta y suscribete.

Driving Through Sonoyta to Rocky Point - A brief Tour

Published: October 11, 2012
Length: 47:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: PuertoPenascoMag

Thinking about traveling to Rocky Point, Mexico but don't know what's it's like to drive through the the Town of Sonoyta at the Lukeville Border? Take at look at this short 3 minute video...

Lukeville, Arizona Port of Entry, Sonoyta, Sonora, Mexico, Talking with Customs Cartoons

Published: July 24, 2014
Length: 02:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Robert Trudell

Lukeville, Arizona Port of Entry, Sonoyta, Sonora, Mexico, 09:26 Talking with Customs and Border Patrol, ensuring people don't transport $10000 or weapons into Mexico, Puerto Fronterizo Sonoyta,...

Harlem Shake: Sonoyta version

Published: March 02, 2013
Length: 03:55 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: MrMiguelini1

Ieer======================== harlem shake en sonoyta luego van a ver otra parte esta fue la gente que se animo a salir en el video Saludo!!! gente.

Our Compadre Eric at Vazquez in Sonoyta, Mexico, Talks About the Border Issues

Published: April 21, 2010
Length: 10:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: RockyPointGuru

It is always so good to see our good friend Eric, who owns and manages Vazquez Liquor Store in Sonoyta (Sonoita) Mexico. He took a moment to talk to us about owning a business in a small border...

cotorreo en sonoyta

Published: January 13, 2015
Length: 32:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gonzalo Villalobos

rap mexicano sonoyta son.

Vazquez Store, Sonoyta, Mexico, to Lukeville Port of Entry, USA, 12 September 2014, GP030085

Published: September 14, 2014
Length: 25:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Robert Trudell

Walk in Vazquez Store, Sonoyta, Mexico, and drive to Lukeville Port of Entry, USA, 12 September 2014, Vasquez, GP030085.

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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.


Sonoyta, Sonora is a town in the northern Mexican state of Sonora. It stands on the U.S. -Mexico border, facing Lukeville, Arizona, in the United States. It is the municipal seat of the municipality of Plutarco Elías Calles.

Located at 31.8614, -112.854 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sonora, Mexico–United States border crossings, Populated places in the Sonoran Desert of Mexico, Mexico–United States border towns

Lukeville, Arizona

Lukeville is a small unincorporated community on the U.S. -Mexico border in southern Pima County, Arizona, United States. The community consists of the Lukeville Port of Entry border crossing into Sonoyta, Sonora, Mexico, together with a gas station, a duty free shop, a few outlets that sell Mexican automobile insurance, and a terminal for buses that are bound for Phoenix and Tucson. It is the terminus of State Route 85 and is located entirely within Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Located at 31.8817, -112.816 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Unincorporated communities in Pima County, Arizona, Populated places in the Sonoran Desert, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Mexico–United States border towns

Lukeville Port of Entry

The Lukeville, Arizona Port of Entry has primarily been a port of entry for passenger vehicles and pedestrians. Modifications made using funding from the Federal Highway Administration and Mexican businesses in 2011 facilitate the inspection of trucks and improve general throughput. Much of the traffic using this crossing is people traveling to the popular beach town of Puerto Peñasco, Sonora.

Located at 31.8804, -112.817 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Mexico–United States border crossings

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