San Juan Teposcolula

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San Juan Teposcolula
Municipality an toun
The Kirk an Umwhile Convento o San Pedro y San Pablo, in San Juan Teposcolula
The Kirk an Umwhile Convento o San Pedro y San Pablo, in San Juan Teposcolula
San Juan Teposcolula is locatit in Mexico
San Juan Teposcolula
San Juan Teposcolula
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°33′02″N 97°25′32″W / 17.55056°N 97.42556°W / 17.55056; -97.42556
Kintra  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Aurie
 • Total 57.41 km2 (22.17 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Tot 1,344
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Simmer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)

San Juan Teposcolula is a toun an municipality in the State o Oaxaca, Mexico, aften kent simply as Teposcolula. The name Teposcolula means “next tae the twist in copper”.

It is pairt o the Teposcolula Destrict in the centre o the Mixteca Region.[1]

The toun[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun is 2,300 metres abuin sea level. Lang ago it wis kent as San Juan Itnuyana. The current toun wis foondit in 1561. The main economic activities are loggin an the production o mescal.[1]

The toun haes the convent complex o San Pedro y San Pablo (Saunts Peter an Paul). Mexico Desconocido, a magazine dedicatit tae tourism in the lesser-kent auries o Mexico, says that it haes a incredible collection o airchitectur an sculptur, as well as a vera lairge open-air Renaissance-style chapel that is ane o the maist bonnie in Mexico.[2]

The municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 349 hoosehaulds wi a total population o 1,344 o whom three spoke a indigenous leid. Teposcolula includes the follaein commonties:

  • Barrio de los Osorno,
  • Cuadra el Hule,
  • Cuadra Número Uno,
  • Desviación Yucudaa,
  • El Calvario,
  • La Cieneguilla,
  • La Garita,
  • La Rosa,
  • La Siempre Viva,
  • Río Colorado (Rancho Yusadolo),
  • Reforma,
  • Refugio de Morelos,
  • San Miguel Marcos Pérez,
  • Santa María Pozoltepec,
  • Satayuco
  • Tierra Blanca

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México, Oaxaca, San Juan Teposcolula". Retrieved 2008-02-24. 
  2. Quintanar Hinojosa, Beatriz (2007). "Ciudad de Oaxaca". Guía México Desconocido: Oaxaca. 137: 82.  Unkent parameter |month= ignored (help)

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