San Andrés Lagunas

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San Andrés Lagunas
Municipality an toun
San Andrés Lagunas is locatit in Mexico
San Andrés Lagunas
San Andrés Lagunas
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°34′N 97°31′W / 17.567°N 97.517°W / 17.567; -97.517
Kintra Mexico
StateOaxaca
Area
 • Total100.8 km2 (38.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total528
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

San Andrés Lagunas is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. The municipality covers a aurie o 100.8 km². It is pairt o the Teposcolula Destrict in the centre o the Mixteca Region. It wis namit "Lagunas" in honour o Carlos Lagunas who wis admired in this commonty. This municipality wis foondit in 1520 whilk wis the time whan Mexico wis a colony. Here the environs is fairly humid an as for the result it haes different teeps o flora an fauna. This place haes mony hills alang the territory formin a muntain range alangside, but it lacks rivers. As o 2005, the municipality haed a tot population o 528. Maist o which are Catholic. Principal economic activities include agricultur, fishin, minin, forestry an tourism. Thare are fowk dedicatit tae the production o mezcal an aw which is the fermentation o maguey plant.[1]

Infrastructur[eedit | eedit soorce]

San Andres Laguna’s govrenment provides the society wi several services. The childer frae thir municipalities hae the opportunity tae gang tae elementar schuil, middle schuil an heich schuil or tae schuils dedicatit tae learn hou tae gie the proper definition an expression tae a wird that isna in Spainyie. It exist the I.M.S.S. which is a hospital that helps fowk that hae lawer incomes; thay provide medical care an hae the responsibility tae gie pension whan fowk is retired. The public services that San Andres Laguna’s hae is the drinkin watter tae ivery hoose thare is in the place an the public lichtin whilk is aw ower the municipalities. In addeetion the fowk hae the telly an radio signal an public telephones. Thare several pavement roads that merge wi different federal heich-gate an connect the municipality wi the ceety o Oaxaca an tae the near touns aroond San Andres Lagunas.[1]

Economics an tradeetions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The fowk frae San Andres Lagunas wirk in different sectors lik the agricultur, fishin, miner an tourism amang ithers. Thay grow ainimals an thay cultivate mony grains an vegetables. The commerce activities anerly hae pairt in the little stores amang the naurhaun touns. Apairt frae commerce thay catch mony ainimals for thair awn fuid an halth. This municipality haes a strang set o tradeetions involvin the Catholic releegions. Thay wirship San Andres Apostol an thare is a celebration on 30 November whilk awbody gathers aroond tae dance an celebrate. The fowk here even hae a temple dedicatit this saunt. It haed tae hae repairs acause o yirdquauks, but is nou in guid conditions. Thay celebrate the daith an aw an ivery ither saunt. Thair tradeetional fuid involves mole, tamales, barbecue an pozole.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "San Andrés Lagunas". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 12 Juin 2009.