Huasca de Ocampo

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Huasca
Toun & Municipality
Huasca de Ocampo
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Location o the municipality o Huasca de Ocampo in Hidalgo.
Huasca is located in Mexico
Huasca
Huasca
Coordinates: 20°12′10″N 98°34′33″W / 20.20278°N 98.57583°W / 20.20278; -98.57583
Kintra  Mexico
State Hidalgo (state)
Foondit

18t

century
Municipal Status 1864
Government
 • Municipal Preses Álvaro López Vaca
Elevationof seat 2,100 m (6,900 ft)
Population (2005)Municipality
 • Municipality 15,201
 • Seat 543
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Postal code (of seat) 43503
Website Website
Church San Juan Bautista

Huasca de Ocampo is a toun an municipality o the state o Hidalgo in central Mexico. It is locatit 34 km frae Pachuca an 16 km frae Real del Monte in the Sierra de Pachuca Muntains.[1][2] While the toun itsel it juist athin the muntain range, hintle o the municipal land in locatit in a valley that opens up tae the east o the toun. While ane o the first haciendas tae be established in Mexico is locatit here, economic development started with mining haciendas built bi Pedro Romero de Terreros in the 18t century. Bi the mid 20t century, nane o these haciendas wur in existence, haein been broken up intae ejido lands an some even fully or pairtially unner lakes creatit bi dams. While agricultur remains important economically, the aurie haes been promotit as a tourism destination, especially for weekend visitors frae Mexico Ceety, wi attractions such as canyons, traditional hooses, auld hacienda facilities an watterfaws.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Estado de Hidalgo Huasca de Ocampo". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México (in Spanish). Mexico: Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. 2005. Retrieved July 15, 2010. 
  2. Ma. Eugenia Monroy (November 16, 1997). "Fin de Semana/ Dese unos aires en Hidalgo" [Weekend/Take in the air in Hidalgo]. Reforma (in Spanish) (Mexico City). p. 18. 
  3. Quintanar Hinojosa, Beatriz, ed. (2008). "Mexico Desconocido Guia de Hidalgo". Mexico Desconocido (in Spanish) (Mexico City: Impresiones Aéreas S.A. de C.V.): 28–41. ISSN 1870-9400.