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Welcome to Viva Caborca!

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Welcome to the website that celebrates

the Mexican city of Heroica Caborca, Sonora

The Pearl of the Sonoran Desert

This historic and vibrant Mexican community extends a warm welcome to all visitors who come to explore and experience its culture, history, events, charm and beauty.

The city of Heroica Caborca, Sonora, Mexico is located a short drive south of the Sonoran border with Arizona.

Located approximately 200 kilometers (144 miles) south of the U.S./Mexico border at Nogales, and 150 kilometers (93 miles) from the Lukeville/Sonoyta border crossing, Caborca offers a taste of real Mexican history, culture, and natural beauty and wonders, all within relatively close proximity to Arizona.

The goal of this web site is to introduce the world to the charm, history, and culture of this city, and in doing so help to develop the community’s economic base in order to better the lives of its citizens.We hope that you come to visit soon, and please contact us if you would like more information about Heroica Caborca, Sonora, Mexico.



Mayor Karina García Strengthens Ties Between Caborca and the U.S.

Nogales consular official Christopher Teal meets with Caborca Mayor Karina Garcia Nogales consular official Christopher Teal meets with Caborca city dignitaries Christopher Teal and city dignitaries tour Omega Plaza Nogales consular official Christopher Teal visits... read more

Events Announced for 2016 April Fiestas

Schedule of Events for the 2016 April Fiestas Cultural and Traditional Events April 1 – 17, 2016   Friday, April 1   4:00 p.m. Inauguration of Festivities Casa de la Cultura Abigael Bohórquez   5:00 p.m. Presentation of the Book Tño’ok Tohono O’otham,... read more

Modern and Ancient Ritual Spaces Near Caborca

Español Earlier this week thousands of people drove, walked and rode horses from Caborca to a site five miles west of the city, the location of a hillside shrine to the Virgin of Gualalupe, the patron saint of Mexico. December 12 is the feast day for Our Lady of... read more