Santa María Xadani

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Santa María Xadani
Municipality an toun
Santa María Xadani is locatit in Mexico
Santa María Xadani
Santa María Xadani
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°22′N 95°1′W / 16.367°N 95.017°W / 16.367; -95.017Coordinates: 16°22′N 95°1′W / 16.367°N 95.017°W / 16.367; -95.017
Kintra Mexico
StateOaxaca
Area
 • Total89.31 km2 (34.48 sq mi)
Elevation
20 m (70 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)

Santa María Xadani is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. It is pairt o the Juchitán Destrict in the wast o the Istmo de Tehuantepec region.[1]

Reid-breastit Chat (Granatellus venustus) belaw Santa Maria Xadani

Environs[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality covers a aurie o 89.31 km². The toun is 20 metres abuin sea level, an is aboot 3 km frae the Laguna Superior. The Los Perros river passes throu the municipality an is uised for irrigation. The climate is tropical, wi simmer rainfaw averagin 950 mm.[1]

Flora include mesquite, ceiba, sapodilla, coconut, gulavere, willae, fruit trees an native grasslands. Wild fauna include armadillo, iguana, rabbit, opossum an birds such as mockingbird an rook.[1] Some efforts hae been made tae involve the inhabitants in reforestation programs, but wi limitit success.[2]

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 1,492 hoosehauds wi a total population o 7,283 o whom 6,114 spoke a indigenous leid. Economic activities include cultivation o beans, sorghum, maize, sesame, pumpkin, peanut, melon an wattermelon, ainimal husbandry o cattle, pigs an goats, an fishin for shrimp an ither crustaceans in the lagoon.[1]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Sheila Clarke. "Santa María Xadani (pictures)". Tom Zap. Retrieved 15 Julie 2010.

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