Santa Catalina Quierí

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Santa Catalina Quierí
Municipality an toun
Santa Catalina Quierí is located in Mexico
Santa Catalina Quierí
Santa Catalina Quierí
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°19′N 96°16′W / 16.317°N 96.267°W / 16.317; -96.267Coordinates: 16°19′N 96°16′W / 16.317°N 96.267°W / 16.317; -96.267
Kintra Mexico
 • Total47.21 km2 (18.23 sq mi)
1,950 m (6,400 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Santa Catalina Quierí 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.[1]

The municipality covers a aurie o 47.21 km² at a altitude o 1,950 metre abuin sea level in the eastren Sierra Madre del Sur. The wather is ceul wi prevailing winds frae the north. Trees include fir, pine, aik, arbutus an sauch. Peaches, custard aipples, capulines, avocado, aipple, lime an pomegranates grow in the aurie. Wildlife includes bobcats, pumas, ocelots, coyotes an tods.[1]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 220 hoosehaulds wi a tot population o 992, 896 o wham spak a indigenous leid. Economic activities include agricultur, growin maize, sorghum, peanuts an ither craps lik beans, rice, coffee, tamataes, sesame, pumpkin, peach, aipple, succar cane, avocado, ploum, oranger an green alfalfa. Some o the fowk haes pigs or gaits, an some hunt an fish for thair ain consumption. Thare is some loggin activity.[1]

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  1. a b c "-". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 11 December 2004. Retrieved 12 Juin 2009.