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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
 • Total11.48 km2 (4.43 sq mi)
 • Total975
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

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

The commonty, whilk 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 hunners o years afore the rise o Monte Albán aroond 500, whan it suffert a loss o 75% of its population.[2]

The commonty is nou relatively poor. As o 2000, anerly 7% o hoosehaulds earned mair nor twice the minimum wage. Maist o the indwallers, wha speaks Zapotec, haednae complete sax year o eddication. The veelagers maun traivel tae Zimatlán de Álvarez fur tae sell produce, an tae Oaxaca ceety fur tae obtain wage-payin wirk.[3] As o 2005, the total population wis 975, 908 o wham spake an indigenous leid, bidin in 210 hames. The climate is temperate an main economic activity is agriculture an livestock husbandry.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "SANTA INÉS YATZECHE". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Archived frae the original on 18 Julie 2011. Retrieved 10 Julie 2010.
  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.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link)
  3. Jeffrey H. Cohen. "The Culture of Migration in Southern Mexico". University of Texas Press. Retrieved 10 Julie 2010.