San Nicolás, Oaxaca

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San Nicolás
Municipality an toun
San Nicolás is locatit in Mexico
San Nicolás
San Nicolás
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°26′N 96°45′W / 16.433°N 96.750°W / 16.433; -96.750Coordinates: 16°26′N 96°45′W / 16.433°N 96.750°W / 16.433; -96.750
Kintra  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Aurie
 • Total 29.34 km2 (11.33 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Tot 632
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Simmer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)

San Nicolás is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. The municipality covers a aurie o 29.34 km². It is pairt o the Miahuatlán Destrict in the sooth o the Sierra Sur Region. As o 2005, the municipality haed a total population o 632.[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

San Nicolas (namit efter the patron saunt) it is a municipality whaur the foondin date is ignored, till the year 1977.

Geografie an ecology[eedit | eedit soorce]

It is locatit in the soothren state o Oaxaca, coordinates 16 ° 26 'north latitude an 96 ° 45' wast langitude at a altitude o 1,460 metres abuin sea level. It is locatit 289 kilometre frae the state caipital. It is a muntainous region wi a temperate climate wi simmer rainfaws. Bund on the north bi Crespo Ejutla, on the wast an Yogana Ejutla Crespo, on the east Miahuatlán o Porfirio Diaz an on the sooth wi Almolonga San Simon. It is a muntainous region, the main muntains is Cerro de la Caja, Cerro del Shigui, Cerro de las Palomas an Cerro de Ojo de Agua. The predominant flora consists o numerous species o valuable timber trees lik yegareche, red, strawberry, yegalan, sumacle, black, aik, fig, juniper an vanilla. The fruit trees is: oranger, lemon, lime, tangerine, mamey, avocado, walnut, guava, anonal, nanache an coffee.

Thare mony medicinal plants lik herb teacher, aloe vera, eucalyptus, black grass, sagebrush, barge, horehound, mustard, grass mouse, rue, elder, mint an chamomile an aw. The maist precious natural resource is its timberland.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

San Nicolás municipality haes a population o 632 inhabitants. Accordin tae the “Conteo de Población y Vivienda (2005), in this municipality anerly thar stey three fowk wha speak hamelt language. An aw the population that is Catholic amoonts tae 847 (5 years an aulder) an the nan-Catholic in the same range is 13 fowk.

Infrastructur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the results presentit in 2005 of “El II Conteo de Población y Vivienda” ower 215 hoose o which 214 are private. 70% o hames is built wi adobe, tile, sheet an flat laund, 30% are built wi brick, an concrete slab floor. The maist important weys o communication is a post office, a lang distance telephone booth.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "San Nicolás". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved June 12, 2009.