Acatlán de Pérez Figueroa

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Acatlán de Pérez Figueroa
Municipality an toun

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Acatlán de Pérez Figueroa is located in Mexico
Acatlán de Pérez Figueroa
Acatlán de Pérez Figueroa
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 18°32′N 96°36′W / 18.533°N 96.600°W / 18.533; -96.600
Kintra  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Area
 • Total 933.9 km2 (360.6 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 42,347
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)

Acatlán de Pérez Figueroa is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. It is pairt o the Tuxtepec Destrict o the Papaloapan Region. The name "Acatlán" means "amang the reeds". Luís Pérez Figueroa wis a general.[1]

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The municipality covers an aurie o 933.9 km² at an altitude o 120 meters abuin sea level. The lawer pairt is in the coastal plain o the Guwf o Mexico. Some o the hills rise tae 300 metres. The climate is wairm, wi average temperatur o 25ºC an variable rainfaw. Trees include Mulato, oak, pine, fig an fir. Fruits trees are soursop, pomegranate, nanche, tamarind, mango, avocado, orange, almond, guava, black sapote, sapodilla child, mamey sapote, sapodilla, banana an lemon. Wildlife includes badger, monkey, armadillo, wild boar, Zereth, tepexcuintle, raccoon, brocket deer, opossums, wild cat, skunk, rabbit, gopher, tiger, lion, deer, body spin, onsillas, bobcat, coyote, squirrel an opossum. The Miguel Alemán Lake in the sooth is uised for watter sports an sport fishin.[1]

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As o 2005, the municipality haed a total population o 42,347 o whom 4,757 spoke an indigenous leid. Agricultur includes cultivation o corn, rice, coffee, fruit an succar cane. The firths are exploitit for precious firths such as mahogany an cedar. Animal husbandry includes breedin pigs an cattle, an medium-scale poultry fermin. The municipality haes the "Ingenio La Margarita" succar processin facility.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Acatlán de Pérez Figueroa". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2010-07-26.