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Santa Catarina Quioquitani

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Santa Catarina Quioquitani
Municipality an toun
Santa Catarina Quioquitani is located in Mexico
Santa Catarina Quioquitani
Santa Catarina Quioquitani
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°19′N 96°17′W / 16.317°N 96.283°W / 16.317; -96.283Coordinates: 16°19′N 96°17′W / 16.317°N 96.283°W / 16.317; -96.283
Kintra Mexico
 • Total45.9 km2 (17.7 sq mi)
2,100 m (6,900 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Santa Catarina Quioquitani is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-westren Mexico. It is pairt o the Yautepec Destrict in the east o the Sierra Sur Region.[1]

The municipality covers a aurie o 45.9 km² at a elevation o 2,100 metres abuin sea level in the Sierra Madre del Sur. The climate is ceul, wi prevalent winds frae the north. Trees include guanacastle, aik, spiny cedar, mahogany an bean pod. Peach, oranger, lime, loquat, guava, bananae an cherry graw in the aurie. Wildlife include deer, teeger, coyote an tod, coral snake an iguana.[1]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 94 hoosehaulds wi a total population o 439 o whilk 369 spoke a indigenous leid. Maist fowk engage in agricultur, raisin maize, sorghum, peanuts an ither crops lik beans, coffee an various fruits. Some raise raisin nowt, pigs or gaits. Huntin an fishin is practicit for hame consumption. Thare is some loggin activity.[1]


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  1. a b c "Santa Catarina Quioquitani". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 5 December 2004. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.