Juxtlahuaca Destrict

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Juxtlahuaca Destrict
Destrict
Oaxaca regions an destricts: Mixteca tae Northwast
Oaxaca regions an destricts: Mixteca tae Northwast
Coordinates: 17°43′N 97°19′W / 17.717°N 97.317°W / 17.717; -97.317
Kintra  Mexico
State Oaxaca

Juxtlahuaca Destrict is locatit in the soothwast o the Mixteca Region o the State o Oaxaca, Mexico. The lairgest toun is Santiago Juxtlahuaca. The destrict is at a average elevation o 1,690 meter abuin the sea level, an haes a aurie o 1,848 km2. It is dividit intae seiven municipalities, an as o 2005 haed 281 dounsets wi a total population o 72,176.[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Juxtlahuaca destrict wis creatit bi decree on 14 October 1868. It wis briefly mergit intae the Silacayoapan destrict in Januar 1872, then restored in Dizember 1872. In Dizember 1906 the destrict wis mergit intae the Tlaxiaco destrict, but on 23 Januar 1932 the destrict wis feenally restored.[2]

Climate an economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The climate is temperate, wi average temperatur o 21 °C. Rainfaw is variable, mainly atween Juin an September, an rangin frae 600mm tae 2,200mm. The land is forestit wi trees that include pine, fir, aik, alder, fig, avocado, mahogany an cedar. Fauna include squirrel, opossum, rabbit, muntain lion, coyote, tod, gray houlet, houlet bells, wild cat, rat, civet, tree frog an rattlesnake.[2]

Principal occupations as o 2000 wur Agricultur, huntin an fishin 54%, Minin, petroleum, manufacturin, construction an electricity 16% an Trade, tourism an services 26%. Agricultural products include maize an beans, as weel as coffee, succarcane an fruits. Animal husbandry includes the care an breedin o nowt, gaits, horse, sheep an poultry.[2]

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Juxtlahuaca municipalities.svg

The destrict includes the follaein municipalities:[3]

Municipality Aurie km2 2005
Population
Indigenous
leid
speakers
Coicoyán de las Flores 106 7,598
San Juan Mixtepec, Mixteca 209 7,423
San Martín Peras 237 12,406
San Miguel Tlacotepec 112 3,307
San Sebastián Tecomaxtlahuaca 370 6,916
Santiago Juxtlahuaca 583 33,401 20,648
Santos Reyes Tepejillo

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Distrito 08 Juxtlahuaca" (PDF). oeidrus. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "SANTIAGO Juxtlahuaca". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Retrieved 2010-06-06. 
  3. "Estado de Oaxaca". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Retrieved 2010-07-08.