San Juan Lajarcia

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San Juan Lajarcia
Municipality an toun
San Juan Lajarcia is located in Mexico
San Juan Lajarcia
San Juan Lajarcia
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°30′N 95°55′W / 16.500°N 95.917°W / 16.500; -95.917
Kintra Mexico
 • Total160.75 km2 (62.07 sq mi)
 • Total674
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

San Juan Lajarcia 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.[1]

The municipality covers a aurie o 160.75 km² at a elevation o 900 metres abuin sea level. The teep o climate is wairm, wi prevailin winds frae the north. Trees include mahogany, cedar, pine an guanacaste. Fruit trees that grow in the aurie are sapodilla, mango, pitaya, apricots an plums. Wildlife includes deer, wild boar, anteater, raccoon, coyote, fox, skunk, bobcat, muntain lion an porcupine.[1]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 184 hoosehaulds wi a total population o 674 o whom 19 spoke a indigenous leid. The hooses teepically hae dirt floors, adobe waws an tile or sheet metal roofs. The main economic activity is agricultur, growin maize, sorghum, peanuts an ither crops such as beans, coffee an various fruits. Ainimal husbandry includes cattle, goats an pigs. Huntin an fishin is practicit for personal consumption. Thare is some exploitation o maguey.[1]

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  1. a b c "San Juan Lajarcia". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 9 December 2004. Retrieved 12 Juin 2009.