San Pedro de la Cueva is a town in central Sonora ( Mexico ) , at a height of 500 meters above sea level. Bordered on the north and Tepache Moctezuma , south Bacanora , to the east and west Sahuaripa Villa Pesqueira .
The territory of the municipality of San Pedro de la Cueva includes areas that corresponded to the municipalities of Suaqui , Tepupa and Batuc , which disappeared when the dam flooded by Plutarco Elías Calles (El Novillo ) .
It takes its name from an existing cave in the mountains near the place . A cave of just over a meter tall and about 200 in length gives the name to this town that was founded on the right bank of the Moctezuma River , 6 km north of Batuc , people with Tepupa Suaqui and perish for the sake , said who gave the news to the residents , the economic and technological development of Sonora and Mexico , under water dam known as "El Novillo " .
The name La Cueva, as settled in the baptismal records of the parish of Batuc appear until May 6, 1857 , when they begin to emerge christening items in San Pedro , the first taking place on January 31, 1852 .
In San Pedro de la Cueva, Sonora you can enjoy: El Novillo Dam has a beautiful landscape, and rest areas for camping, hiking and horseback riding motorbikes . In San Pedro de la Cueva we find the ruins of the municipalities of Suaqui , Tepupa and Batuc , which disappeared when the dam flooded by El Novillo . Although the main purpose of the dam is to generate electricity, has several aquatic species such as largemouth bass, catfish, Capree , tilapia , crappie, which attracts regional sport fishing and the presence of people in the United States. It is a town where the party is living large with dancing , music , fireworks and delicious regional dishes , especially the 28 December each year. It has become a tradition of the Three Village San Antonio , where riders from around the state gather to take a tour around the village up to the margins of the dam El Novillo ; enjoying a magna campirana party with music and food.