Santa María Quiegolani

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Santa María Quiegolani
Municipality an toun
Santa María Quiegolani is locatit in Mexico
Santa María Quiegolani
Santa María Quiegolani
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°16′N 96°03′W / 16.267°N 96.050°W / 16.267; -96.050Coordinates: 16°16′N 96°03′W / 16.267°N 96.050°W / 16.267; -96.050
Kintra Mexico
StateOaxaca
Area
 • Total122.48 km2 (47.29 sq mi)
Elevation
2,160 m (7,090 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Santa María Quiegolani 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 is derivit frae Zapotec meanin "carvit rock" or possibly "athin the river".[1]

Environs[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality covers a aurie o 122.48 km² at a elevation o 2,160 metres abuin sea level in the Sierra Madre del Sur. The climate is mild an humid. Trees include pine, aik, mahogany, cedar, esh, Tepehuaje, guanacastle, cuachipilin, Nopo an pochote. Mango, avocado, sapodilla, mamey, peach, granaditas, ploum, oranger an lemon grow in the aurie.

Wild ainimals include tod, coyote, cougar, deer, squirrel, brock, armadillo, ocelot, lion, raccoon, opossum, skunk, chupamiel, boar and tepexcuintle. There iguana, lizard, chintete, turtle, rattlesnake, coral snake an boa.[1]

Fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 317 hoosehaulds wi a total population o 1,537, 1,240 o wham spak a hamelt leid. The main economic activity is agricultur, growin maize, sorghum, peanuts an ither craps lik beans, coffee an various fruits. Aboot 30% o hoosehaulds raise pigs or gaits. Huntin an fishin is practicit for sel consumption. Thare is some loggin o maguey an timber.[1]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Santa María Quiegolani". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2010-07-28.