San Bartolo Coyotepec

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San Bartolo Coyotepec
Toun & Municipality
Barro negro pottery, in the courtyard shop o the Doña Rosa Workshop, San Bartolo Coyotepec
Barro negro pottery, in the courtyard shop o the Doña Rosa Workshop,
San Bartolo Coyotepec
San Bartolo Coyotepec is located in Mexico
San Bartolo Coyotepec
San Bartolo Coyotepec
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°57′29″N 96°42′27″W / 16.95806°N 96.70750°W / 16.95806; -96.70750
Kintra Mexico
StateOaxaca
Govrenment
 • Municipal PresesAgustin Antonio Manzano (2008–2010)
Area
 • Municipality45.93 km2 (17.73 sq mi)
Elevation
1520 m (4,990 ft)
Population
 (2005)Municipality
 • Municipality8,015
 • Seat
3194
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
Postal code (of seat)
71256

San Bartolo Coyotepec is a toun an municipality locatit in the centre o the Mexican state o Oaxaca. It is in the Centro Destrict o the Valles Centrales region aboot fifteen km sooth o the caipital o Oaxaca.[1]

The toun is best kent for its Barro negro pottery - black clay pottery. For hunders o years pottery haes been made here wi a gray matte feenish, but in the 1950s a technique wis devised tae give the pieces a shiny black feenish athoot pentin. This haes made the pottery far mair popular an collectable.[2][3] The toun is hame tae the Museo Estatal de Arte Popular de Oaxaca (State Museum o Popular Airt o Oaxaca) which wis opened here in 2004, wi a lairge portion o its collection consistin o barro negro pottery.[4] Thare is a barro negro mural on the recently opened Baseball Academy an aw.[5]

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  1. "San Bartolo Coyotepec". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 28 Mairch 2007. Retrieved 10 Mairch 2010.
  2. "El proceso de elaboración de artesanías de barro negro de Oaxaca". Once Noticias (in Spanish). Mexico City. Redacción Once Noticias. 8 October 2007. Archived frae the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 8 Mairch 2010. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  3. Boy, Alicia (27 August 2000). "El arte y la magia de Dona Rosa". Reforma (in Spanish). Mexico City. p. 2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  4. "MUSEO ESTATAL DE ARTE POPULAR "OAXACA"" (in Spanish). Oaxaca: State of Oaxaca. Retrieved 10 Mairch 2010. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  5. "Inaugura Harp Helú academia de beisbol en San Bartolo Coyotepec". e-Consulta Noticias (in Spanish). Mexico. 12 November 2009. Retrieved 10 Mairch 2010. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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