Ciudad Ixtepec

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Ciudad Ixtepec
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Ciudad Ixtepec is locatit in Mexico
Ciudad Ixtepec
Ciudad Ixtepec
Coordinates: 16°34′N 95°06′W / 16.567°N 95.100°W / 16.567; -95.100
Country  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Municipality Ixtepec
Foondit 16t century
Aurie
 • Total 229.65 km2 (88.67 sq mi)
Elevation 40 m (130 ft)
Population (2005)(municipality)
 • Tot 24,181
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
Demonym Ixtepecano

Ixtepec (formally: Ciudad Ixtepec; previously kent as Villa de San Jerónimo Doctor) is a smaw ceety, an municipality o the same name, locatit in the state o Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. It is pairt o the Juchitán Destrict in the wast o the Istmo de Tehuantepec region.[1]

Environs[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality haes a aurie o 229.65 km2 at a average elevation o 40 metres abuin sea level. The climate is wairm, wi rainfaw o 950 mm annually maistly fawin in the simmer. Average temperatur is 27.4 °C, rangin frae 21.5 °C tae 30.7 °C.[1]

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o 2005, thare wur 6,481 hoosehaulds wi a population o 24,181, o whom 4,667 spoke an indigenous leid. Like Ixtaltepec, Juchitán an Tehuantepec, Ixtepec haes a significant native Zapotec population. Mony indigenous tradeetions are still follaeed.

Ixtepec uised tae be an important railwey center point, but nouadays nae passenger train traffec runs throu. Housomeivver, a varsity haes recently been constructit thare. Economic activities include vera limitit agricultur on 972 hectares o irrigatit laund growin corn, sorghum, sesame an vegetables, 408 smaw ferms raisin cattle, pigs or goats, fish hatcheries for crappie, tilapia an red snapper, manufactur o bricks, schuil uniforms an hame furnishins, an minin o black clay for makkin pots an figurines an adobe bricks.[1]

Commonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

As municipal seat, Ciudad Ixtepec haes govrenin authority ower the follaein commonties:[1]

  • Cheguigo Juárez
  • Quinta Sección
  • Chivaguí
  • Colonia Alejandro Cruz Martínez
  • Colonia la Candelaria
  • Colonia Niza Luba
  • El Carrizal (Chivaniza)
  • El Zapote
  • Guichilana
  • Guigobazaá
  • La Guadalupe
  • La Huana Milpería
  • La Providencia
  • La Rufa
  • Laguna Bacuela
  • Los Cascabeles
  • Los Laureles
  • Niza Shiga (Monte Grande)
  • Nizandá
  • Rancho Félix Enríquez Sangermán
  • Río Seco
  • San Jerónimo

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ciudad Ixtepec "(Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México)" Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 2010-07-15.