San Juan Cacahuatepec

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San Juan Cacahuatepec
Municipality an toun
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Location o the municipality in Oaxaca
Location o the municipality in Oaxaca
San Juan Cacahuatepec is locatit in Mexico
San Juan Cacahuatepec
San Juan Cacahuatepec
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°37′N 98°09′W / 16.617°N 98.150°W / 16.617; -98.150
Kintra  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Aurie
 • Total 153.1 km2 (59.1 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Tot 8,134
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Simmer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)

San Juan Cacahuatepec is a ceety in the Mexican state o Oaxaca, near the mairch wi Guerrero. It is locatit in the Jamiltepec Destrict in the wast o the Costa Region, OaxacaCosta Region. Its population in 1990, accordin tae The Columbia Gazetteer of North America, wis 3,116;[1] in 2006, it wis aboot 5,000.[2] Alang wi San Pedro Amusgos, it is a hivy centre o population for the indigenous Amuzgo.[2] The name Cacahuatepec is Nahuatl, translatin "Place o Cacao-bean muntain".[3]

Agricultur o the aurie includes corn, beans, succarcane, rice, an tropical fruits.[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ance inhabitit bi Yopes, the aurie came unner dominion o Spain in 1523.[3] Several times it haes been impactit bi unrest in the region. It wis a gatherin pynt for rebel forces o Hermenegildo Galeana in the early 19t century,[4] an later, in 1854, it wis razit bi Antonio López de Santa Anna.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "San Juan Cacahuatepec". The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. bartleby.com. 2000. Retrieved 2008-10-18. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Whipperman, Bruce (2006). Moon Acapulco, Ixtapa, and Zihuatanejo. Avalon Travel Publishing. p. 266. ISBN 1-56691-980-0. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 de Alarcon, Hernando Ruiz (1987). Treatise on the Heathen Superstitions that Today Live Among the Indians Native to this New Spain, 1629. University of Oklahoma Press. p. 254. ISBN 0-8061-2031-2.  Unkent parameter |coauthors= ignored (help).
  4. Bancroft, Hubert Howe (1885). History of Mexico. 4. A.L. Bancroft.  Unkent parameter |coauthors= ignored (help)
  5. Fowler, Will (2007). Santa Anna of Mexico. U of Nebraska Press. p. 313. ISBN 0-8032-1120-1. 

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