Asunción Tlacolulita

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Asunción Tlacolulita
Municipality an toun
Asunción Tlacolulita is located in Mexico
Asunción Tlacolulita
Asunción Tlacolulita
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°18′N 95°43′W / 16.300°N 95.717°W / 16.300; -95.717
Kintra Mexico
 • Total244.96 km2 (94.58 sq mi)
 • Total699
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)

Asunción Tlacolulita is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. It is pairt o the Yautepec Destrict in the east o the Sierra Sur Region.[1]

The municipality covers a aurie o 244.96 km² at a hicht o 450 meter abuin sea level in the Sierra Madre del Sur. The climate is tropical wi puckle rain in the simmer. Tree include mahogany, cedar, aik, breadsticks, gunacaxtle, Guayacan an pine. Mango, tamarind, plum, sapodilla, lemon, avocado an papaya fruits are grown. Wild fauna include wild boar, ocelots, snakes, lion, coyotes an tod.[1]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 186 hoosehoaulds wi a total population o 699, 54 o wham spak an indigenous leid[1] Some speak the hieland version o Oaxacan Chontal.[2] Economic activities include agricultur, growin maize, sorghum, peanuts, beans, coffee an various fruits. The veelage haes twa cooperative associations that raise nowt, an important source o income, an some raise gaits, sheep, an pigs an aw. Huntin an fishin are practicit on a smaw scale for personal consumption. Bricks an riggin tiles are manufactured locally for biggin hooses,[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b c d "Asunción Tlacolulita". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 29 Mairch 2007. Retrieved 12 Juin 2009.
  2. "Chontales". Go Oaxaco. Retrieved 21 Julie 2010. [deid airtin]