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Municipality an toun
Huautepec is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 18°06′N 96°47′W / 18.100°N 96.783°W / 18.100; -96.783Coordinates: 18°06′N 96°47′W / 18.100°N 96.783°W / 18.100; -96.783
Kintra Mexico
 • Total5,672
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)

Huautepec is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. The municipality covers a aurie o km². It is pairt o the Teotitlán Destrict in the north o the Cañada Region. As o 2005, the municipality haed a tot population o 5,672.[1]

Geografie an ecology[eedit | eedit soorce]

This municipality is locatit at north o the caipital at 257 kilometers o distance an at 1660 meters abuin sea level, it belangs tae the Teotitlán de Flores Magón destrict. The tot aurie o the municipality is 35.72 square kilometers. It haes the Quiotepec river at territorial boondar o the municipality o Chiquihuitlan. this river serves for the plantin an agricultur o the place. The wather is generally temperate aw year roond wi simmer rains an winds crossin frae north tae sooth. At present Huatepec haes no mony naitural resoorces. in the past counted on wi forests auries but thare is nae mair acause o the deforestation. The anerly resoorce that it haes is the river Quiotepec that is uised for the residents needs.[1]

Socio-demographic profile[eedit | eedit soorce]

This municipality coonts wi a tot o 5,672 ceetizens. At present young ceetizens migrate tae ither latitudes lik Tehuacán in Puebla an San Juan Bautista Tuxtepec in Oaxaca. Releegion in the municipality is heich. Accordin tae the INEGI in 2000 thare are 5,474 catholic fowk haein anerly 129 fowk that doesna hae ony releegion. Thare is a tot o 1,243 hoosehaulds oot o which 1.230 are private. Maist fowk hae biggit thair hooses wi basic construction materials such as concrete, concrete block an sheet, you can still fynd some adobe hooses an palm. The toun is locatit 3 mile on a dirt road which (thare are nae freeweys) leads ontae road Huautla - Tuxtepec, it is the anerly direct route tae the municipality. Thare are ither dirt roads that put the toun wi its various agencies an commonties.

Economic activity[eedit | eedit soorce]

Agricultur: Thare is a important production o oranges an bananas sauld in thair mercats. Thare are plantations o mainly maize an beans an aw, which are the basic grains producit. Feenally thare are smaw coffee producers which lead tae a economic importance.

Livestock: Primarily engagit in raisin sheep, goats an poultry. It haes cattle in vera law percentage.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Huautepec". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 12 Mey 2007. Retrieved 12 Juin 2009.