Santa Cruz de Bravo

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Santa Cruz de Bravo
Municipality an toun
Santa Cruz de Bravo is locatit in Mexico
Santa Cruz de Bravo
Santa Cruz de Bravo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°34′54″N 98°13′23″W / 17.58167°N 98.22306°W / 17.58167; -98.22306
Kintra Mexico
 • Total112.27 km2 (43.35 sq mi)
 • Total379
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Santa Cruz de Bravo is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. The municipality covers a aurie o 112.27 km² at an average hicht o 1,640 metres abuin sea level. It is pairt o the Silacayoapam Destrict in the Mixteca Region.[1]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 86 hoosehaulds wi a total population o 379, o whom 12 spoke indigenous leids. The main toun, oreeginally Rancho Santa Cruz, is namit efter Leonardo Bravo, faither o Nicolás Bravo, ane o the heroes o the wars o unthirldom. It is locatit on the main road frae Silacayoapam tae Mariscala de Juárez. The climate is temperate. 90% of the population are engaged in agriculture, mainly growing corn and beans, with some raising livestock in their back yards.[1]

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  1. a b "SANTA CRUZ DE BRAVO". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 12 Juin 2009.