Magdalena Tequisistlán

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Magdalena Tequisistlán
Municipality an toun
Location o the municipality in Oaxaca
Location o the municipality in Oaxaca
Magdalena Tequisistlán is located in Mexico
Magdalena Tequisistlán
Magdalena Tequisistlán
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°24′N 95°37′W / 16.400°N 95.617°W / 16.400; -95.617
Kintra Mexico
 • Total599.64 km2 (231.52 sq mi)
 • Total6,014
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Magdalena Tequisistlán is a toun an municipality in the Mexican state o Oaxaca, locatit 470 km (290 mi) sootheast o Mexico Ceety. It is pairt o the Tehuantepec Destrict in the wast o the Istmo Region. The toun wis foondit in 1410 unner the present name. In the Chontal leid it wis kent as "Maadú".[1]

Environment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality covers a aurie o 599.64 km2 at a altitude o 190 meter abuin sea level. The climate is wairm sub humid, wi simmer rains. Flora include chepil, epazote, purslane, pine, aik, Tepehuaje, pochote an coconut. Wild fauna include deer, skunk, opossum, coyote, armadillo an wild boar.[1]

Fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 1,524 hoosehaulds wi a total population o 6,014 232 o wham spak a hamelt leid.[1] Some speak the highland version o Oaxacan Chontal.[2] The fowk grow corn, coffee an vegetables for personal consumption. Aboot 30% o the population is engagit in raisin nowt. Huntin an fishin is practicit for personal consumption. Thare lairge deposits o marble that is sploitit bi local cooperatives, employin 40% o the economically active population. Mezcal is made tae a lesser extent an aw.[1]

The toun wis the location o the murther o a polis officer bi an angry mob an the focus o a comic airt piece bi Steven Lasch cried "Angry Mexico".

Commonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

As municipal seat, Magdalena Tequisistlán haes govrenin jurisdiction ower the follaein commonties:

  • Ampliación Colonia Guadalupe,
  • Bambita,
  • Barrio de la Cruz,
  • Barrio del Calvario,
  • Barrio del Rosario,
  • Barrio Pancilo,
  • Colonia Marilú,
  • El Ciprés,
  • El Polvorín,
  • El Sauce
  • Huerta los Rosales (Barrio Centro),
  • La Concepción,
  • La Pájima,
  • Las Majadas,
  • Las Minas,
  • Los Nanches,
  • Pochotillo (Casa Blanca),
  • Colonia San Jose,
  • San Miguel Ecatepec
  • San Pedro Jilotepec.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b c d "Magdalena Tequisistlán". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 18 Julie 2011. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.
  2. "Chontales". Go Oaxaco. Retrieved 21 Julie 2010. [deid airtin]