San Pedro Mártir Quiechapa

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San Pedro Mártir Quiechapa
Municipality an toun
San Pedro Mártir Quiechapa is located in Mexico
San Pedro Mártir Quiechapa
San Pedro Mártir Quiechapa
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°25′N 96°15′W / 16.417°N 96.250°W / 16.417; -96.250Coordinates: 16°25′N 96°15′W / 16.417°N 96.250°W / 16.417; -96.250
Kintra Mexico
1,820 m (5,970 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

San Pedro Mártir Quiechapa 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. The name Quiechapa in the Zapotec leid means "stane wumman."[1]

The municipality kivers a aurie o 63.79 km2 (24.63 sq mi) at elevation o 1,820 m (5,970 ft) abuin sea level in the Sierra Madre del Sur. The climate is temperate, wi prevailin winds frae the north. Trees include guanacaste an pine. Fruits that grow in the aurie are mango, succar cane, aiple, peach, avocado, orange, lemon, mamey, pomegranate an plum. Wildlife includes rabbit, deer, coyote, bobcat, boar, tepexcuintle, armadillo an muntain lion, iguana, lizard, rattlesnake an coral snake.[1]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 158 hoosehaulds wi a tot population o 722 o whom 36 spoke a indigenous leid. Maist o the hooses hae dirt floors, brick waws an tile roofs, awtho some hae concrete floors an waws. The main economic activity is agricultur, growin corn, beans, wheat, coffee an fruits. Some fowk raise cattle, goats an poultry. Huntin an fishin is unnertaken for personal consumption. Thare is a cottage industry producin mats an ither guids frae palm. The wild maguey is harvestit.[1]

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  1. a b c "San Pedro Mártir Quiechapa". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 11 December 2004. Retrieved 29 Julie 2010.