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(Spanish najaˈrit)
(Placename) a state of W Mexico, on the Pacific: includes the offshore Tres Marías Islands. Capital: Tepic. Pop: 919 739 (2000). Area: 27 621 sq km (10 772 sq miles)


(ˌnɑ yɑˈrit)

a state in W Mexico. 896,702; 10,442 sq. mi. (27,045 sq. km). Cap.: Tepic.
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This year, the XXI International Gourmet Festival will take place from the 16th to the 22nd of November in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit.
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