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San Carlos Yautepec
Municipality an toun
San Carlos Yautepec is located in Mexico
San Carlos Yautepec
San Carlos Yautepec
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°30′N 96°06′W / 16.500°N 96.100°W / 16.500; -96.100
Kintra  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Aurie
 • Tot 2,491.68 km2 (962.04 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Tot 9,857
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Dayligcht Time (UTC-5)

San Carlos Yautepec is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. It is pairt o the Yautepec Destrict in the east o the Sierra Sur Region. The name "Yautepec" means "hill o black corn".[1]

The municipality covers a aurie o 2491.68 km² at a altitude o 880 metre abuin sea level. The climate is het an humid. Trees include pine, guanacastle an aik, wi fruit-beirin trees lik mango, coconut, bananae, papaya, ploum, aipple, peach, avocado an sapodilla. Wildlife include deer, rabbits, opossum, skunk, coyote, brock, wild boar, porcupine body, bobcat an raccoon.[1]

As o 2005, the municipality e2,068 hoosehaulds wi a total population o 9,857, 3,781 o wham spak a indigenous leid, either Zapotec or Chontal o Oaxaca. Economic activities include cultivation o maize, beans an wheat an raising nowt, pigs an gaits. Huntin is practicit for sel consumption. Some Mezcal is producit. Thare gowd, siller, capper an lead mines, an marble an limestane quarries. Some loggin is unnertaken for timber tae be uised in makkin furnitur.[1] The Union o Indigenous Commonties o the Isthmus Region, a cooperative foondit in 1982, assists in production an distribution o the local products unner a fair trade label.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "San Carlos Yautepec". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2010-07-22. 
  2. "Union of Indigenous Communities of the Isthmus Region" (PDF). GPIAtlantic. Retrieved 2010-07-18.