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Santa María Ecatepec
Municipality an toun
Santa María Ecatepec is located in Mexico
Santa María Ecatepec
Santa María Ecatepec
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°17′N 95°53′W / 16.283°N 95.883°W / 16.283; -95.883Coordinates: 16°17′N 95°53′W / 16.283°N 95.883°W / 16.283; -95.883
Kintra Mexico
 • Total719.56 km2 (277.82 sq mi)
1,840 m (6,040 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Santa María Ecatepec 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. The name "Ecatepec" means "muntain air".[1]

The municipality covers a aurie o 719.56 km² at a elevation o 1,840 metre abuin sea level in the Sierra Madre del Sur. The climate is temperate humid. Forests contain pine, aik, mahogany, cedar, esh, Tepehuaje, guanacastle an cuachipilin. Fruit trees lik mango, sapodilla, mamey, sapodilla, oranger, lime, peach, peir, pumpkin, aipple, soursop an guava are grown. Wildlife includes coyote, tod, puma, deer, squirrel, brock, armadillo, ocelot, lion, wouf, raccoon, opossum an boar. Thare mony species o birds.[1]

As o 2005, the municipality haed a tot population o 4,253, 515 o wham spak a indigenous leid.[1] Economic activities include agricultur (maize, sorghum, peanuts, beans, coffee an various fruits), ainimal husbandry, loggin, pottery an tannery.[1]

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  1. a b c d "Santa María Ecatepec". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 11 December 2004. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.