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Santiago Astata
Municipality an toun
Santiago Astata is located in Mexico
Santiago Astata
Santiago Astata
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 15°59′N 95°40′W / 15.983°N 95.667°W / 15.983; -95.667Coordinates: 15°59′N 95°40′W / 15.983°N 95.667°W / 15.983; -95.667
Kintra Mexico
 • Total446.54 km2 (172.41 sq mi)
30 m (100 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Santiago Astata is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. It is pairt o the Tehuantepec Destrict in the wast o the Istmo Region. The name "Astata" means "herle steid".[1]

The municipality kivers a aurie o 446.54 km² at a evelation o 30 metre abuin the sea level. The climate is gey warm. Flora includes deciduous treen an shrubs lik passion fruit, cachimbo an mesquite. Wild fauna consists o deer, cunyies, brock an willyart gaut.[1]

As o 2005, the municipality haed a tot populaution o 3,642 o wham 273 spake a hamelt leid.[1] Economic activities includes agricultur (beans, corn, sesame, sorghum, watermelon, cantaloupe, tomatoes an peanuts), ainimal husbandry (nowt, gaits an grumpies), hairstin the ocean for fish an shellfish for the Salina Cruz mercat, limestane quarryin an loggin.

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  1. a b c "Santiago Astata". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 16 Mey 2007. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.