San Pedro Nopala

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San Pedro Nopala
Municipality an toun
San Pedro Nopala is located in Mexico
San Pedro Nopala
San Pedro Nopala
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°48′N 97°32′W / 17.800°N 97.533°W / 17.800; -97.533Coordinates: 17°48′N 97°32′W / 17.800°N 97.533°W / 17.800; -97.533
Kintra Mexico
 • Total20.41 km2 (7.88 sq mi)
2,180 m (7,150 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

San Pedro Nopala is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. It is pairt o the Teposcolula Destrict in the centre o the Mixteca Region. The name Nopala means "Whaur prickly peir cactus is raffie".[1]

The municipality kivers a aurie o 20.41 km² at a altitude o 2,180 metre abuin sea level. The climate is moderate, wi temperatur nae heicher than 22 °C. Trees include aik an pine. Wild fauna includes deer, coyote, hares an rabbits.[1]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 212 hoosehaulds wi a tot population o 834 fower o wham spake a indigenous leid. Some o the population wirks in agricultur, growin corn, beans an wheat. Ither engage in ainimal husbandry, feshin up pigs an nowt. Thare is some bothy industry production o textiles an palm weavin.[1]

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  1. a b c "San Pedro Nopala". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 12 November 2004. Retrieved 30 Julie 2010.