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Santa Inés Yatzeche
Municipality an toun
Santa Inés Yatzeche is located in Mexico
Santa Inés Yatzeche
Santa Inés Yatzeche
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°48′N 96°45′W / 16.800°N 96.750°W / 16.800; -96.750
Kintra  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Aurie
 • Tot 11.48 km2 (4.43 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Tot 975
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)

Santa Inés Yatzeche is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. The municipality covers an aurie o 11.48 km² at an average elevation o 1,460 metres abuin sea level. It is pairt o the Zimatlán Destrict o the Valles Centrales region.[1]

The commonty, which lees on the Atoyac River in the soothren Valle Grande, haes a lang history. Airchaeological studies hae shown that it wis a flourishin centre for hunders o years afore the rise o Monte Albán aroond 500, when it suffered a loss o 75% of its population.[2]

The commonty is nou relatively poor. As o 2000, anerly 7% o hoosehaulds earned mair than twice the minimum wage. Maist o the inhabitant, who speak Zapotec, haed not completit sax years of education. The veelagers must travel tae Zimatlán de Álvarez tae sell produce, an tae Oaxaca ceety tae obtain wage-payin wirk.[3] As of 2005, the total population was 975, of whom 908 spoke an indigenous language, living in 210 homes. The climate is temperate and main economic activity is agriculture and livestock husbandry.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "SANTA INÉS YATZECHE". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Retrieved 2010-07-10. 
  2. Richard E. Blanton, Stephen A. Kowalewski, Gary M. Feinman, Laura M. Finsten (1993). Ancient Mesoamerica: A Comparison of Change in Three Regions. Cambridge University Press. p. 91. ISBN 0-521-44606-6. 
  3. Jeffrey H. Cohen. "The Culture of Migration in Southern Mexico". University of Texas Press. Retrieved 2010-07-10.