Asunción Nochixtlán

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Asunción Nochixtlán
Municipality an toun
Coat o airms o Asunción Nochixtlán
Coat o airms
Asunción Nochixtlán is locatit in Mexico
Asunción Nochixtlán
Asunción Nochixtlán
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°27′N 97°13′W / 17.450°N 97.217°W / 17.450; -97.217
Kintra  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Aurie
 • Total 820.35 km2 (316.74 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Tot 14,676
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Simmer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)

Asunción Nochixtlán is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. The municipality covers an aurie o 820.35 km². It is pairt o the Nochixtlán Destrict in the sootheast o the Mixteca Region. The settlement, oreeginally cried Neochixtlán, wis foondit in 909 C.C., as a Mixtec militar zone, bi a ruler namit Ndazahuidandaa. Atween the years 1521-1522 the toun suffered different epidemics (cholera, measles, smawpox, an plague). This caused the abandonment o the aurie. The new Nochixtlán wis foondit bi Francisco Orozco on 1527. The economic activity o Nochixtlán is based on the agricultural, ranchin an commerce activities. As o 2005, the municipality haed a total population of 14,676.[1] The 16t-century kirk, Santa María de la Asunción, is notable for a nummer o fine colonial-era santos (statues o the saunts).[2]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Neochixtlán wis foondit in 909 C.C., as a Mixtec militar zone, bi its ruler Ndazahuidandaa. Atween the years 1521-1522 the toun suffered different epidemics (cholera, measles, smawpox, an plague). This caused that the fowk livin thare abandoned the aurie. Efter this event, the new Nochixtlán wis foondit on 1527 bi Francisco Orozco. Francisco Orozco wis helpit bi 50 Mixtecs who survivit these diseases. Aw o thaim wur intellectuals, who did commerce activity an aw. For this raison the toun became known as "the traders' town". Thare is a meeth that in 997 C.C Quetzalcoatl, arrivit tae the municipality. He wis a Mixtec God who disseminate the cultur, science an airt in this region. In 1997 wis the 1,000 anniversar o this event. That is why fowk expect something tae happen. On the same year (1997) Mexico achievit 75 years o public education. Its promoter wis Nochixtlán Abraham's son. Nochixtlán Abraham Castellanos Coronado, who wis a professor, writer, an filosopher, helpit tae develop the cultural values o this cultur.[1]

Economic activity[eedit | eedit soorce]

Asunción Nochixtlán haes twa principal economic sectors: Agricultur forms pairt o ane o these sectors. Wi the corn, bean an wheat harvest, agricultur is practice in a faimily level. The ither principal sector is ranchin. Asunción Nochixtlán is a municipality that forms pairt o the bovine ranchin production. In terms o commerce, Asunción Nochixtlán trades crafts. It haes grocery stores an aw, drugstores, furnitur stores an hardware stores. The facilities that Asunción Nochixtlán affers are: hotel service, guest hoose an motels. Accordin tae INEGI in 2000, the active economic population o this municipality is 5,037 persons, but anerlie 5,022 hae a job. O this amoont o fowk, the primar sector (agricultur, ranchin, fishin an huntin) haes 27%. The seicontar sector forms pairt wi a 25% an the third sector (commerce, tourism an services) is leadin the economic activity wi 48% o the active population.[1]

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