San Pedro Juchatengo

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San Pedro Juchatengo
Municipality an toun
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San Pedro Juchatengo is located in Mexico
San Pedro Juchatengo
San Pedro Juchatengo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°20′35″N 97°5′15″W / 16.34306°N 97.08750°W / 16.34306; -97.08750
Kintra Mexico
 • Total108.44 km2 (41.87 sq mi)
860 m (2,820 ft)
 • Total1,618
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

San Pedro Juchatengo is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. It is pairt o the Juquila Destrict in the centre o the Costa Region. The name comes frae "Xochiatengo", which means "Flouers on the watters edge".[1]

The municipality covers a aurie o 108.44 km² at a altitude o 860 metres abuin sea level. Terrain is muntainous, pairt o the Sierra Madre del Sur. The climate is temperate subhumid, wi a average temperatur o 16.4°C an annual rainfaw o 847.0 mm. Flora include laurel, bougainvillea an roses.[1]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 360 hoosehaulds wi a total population o 1,618 o whom 8 spoke a indigenous leid. The main economic activity is agricultur. The local fowk fish in the Balsas River, which is locally kent as the Atoyac river, which runs past the toun, tae supplement their diet.[1]

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  1. a b c "Pedro Juchatengo". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 2004-12-14. Retrieved 210-07-25. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)