San Dionisio del Mar

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San Dionisio del Mar
Municipality an toun
San Dionisio del Mar is locatit in Mexico
San Dionisio del Mar
San Dionisio del Mar
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°19′N 94°45′W / 16.317°N 94.750°W / 16.317; -94.750
Kintra Mexico
StateOaxaca
Area
 • Total237.3 km2 (91.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total5,165
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

San Dionisio del Mar is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. It is pairt o the Juchitán Destrict in the east o the Istmo de Tehuantepec region. The toun is namit efter its patron saunt.[1]

The municipality covers a aurie o 237.3 km² at a elevation o 10 metres abuin sea level an includes a peninsula in the Gulf o Tehuantepec on the Paceefic coast. The climate is wairm sub humid wi simmer rains. Flora include bushes, mesquite, guanacaste an native grasslands. Wild fauna include iguana, armadillo, opossum, pigeon an rook.[1]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 1,225 hoosehaulds wi a total population o 5,165 o whom 2,639 spoke an indigenous leid.[1] The municipality is hame tae the Huave fowk, who speak a unique leid unrelatit tae ony ither.[2] The main economic activity is fishin. The fowk practice agricultur an aw, growin maize, sesame, sorghum, squash an fruit, an keep cattle, horse an pigs.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "San Dionisio del Mar". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.
  2. "Huaves of Oaxaca". Mexican Textiles. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.