San Francisco Ixhuatán

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San Francisco Ixhuatán
Municipality an toun
San Francisco Ixhuatán is locatit in Mexico
San Francisco Ixhuatán
San Francisco Ixhuatán
Coordinates: 16°21′N 94°29′W / 16.350°N 94.483°W / 16.350; -94.483
Kintra Mexico
StateOaxaca
Area
 • Total406.99 km2 (157.14 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Tot9,050
 (municipal total)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
Fiestas2 February, 17 October

San Francisco Ixhuatán is a toun, an the surrounding municipality o the same name, in the Mexican state o Oaxaca. It is pairt o the Juchitán Destrict in the wast o the Istmo de Tehuantepec region. The Nahuatl name element Ixhuatán means "toun o palm fronds".

The toun[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1826, Ixhuatán wis awready establisht as an ejido in the municipality o San Francisco del Mar. In 1886 it became the municipal seat an, in 1926, it wis separatit frae San Francisco del Mar tae form a new, separate municipality as a result o poleetical an admeenistrative conflcits. It currently haes 9050 inhabitants.

San Francisco Ixhuatán is locatit in the sooth o Oaxaca, at 16°21' N, 94°29' W, at a hicht o 10 metres abuin sea level.

The municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality covers a total o 406.99 km2. As municipal seat, San Francisco Ixhuatán haes govrenin jurisdiction ower the follaein commonties:

Cachimbo, Cerro Chico (Cerritos), Cerro Grande, Chahuites las Conchas, Colonia Primero de Mayo, El Milagro, El Naranjal, El Porvenir, La Curva (El Crucero), La Gloria, La Herradura, La Mora, Las Palmas, Lázaro Cárdenas, Paniagua, Río Viejo, Reforma Agraria Integral, an Veinte de Noviembre (El Morro)

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