Santiago Camotlán

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Santiago Camotlán
Municipality an toun
Santiago Camotlán is located in Mexico
Santiago Camotlán
Santiago Camotlán
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°27′N 96°11′W / 17.450°N 96.183°W / 17.450; -96.183Coordinates: 17°27′N 96°11′W / 17.450°N 96.183°W / 17.450; -96.183
Kintra Mexico
 • Total332.99 km2 (128.57 sq mi)
1,380 m (4,530 ft)
 • Total3,089
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Santiago Camotlán is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. It is pairt o the Villa Alta Destrict in the centre o the Sierra Norte Region.[1]

The municipality covers a aurie o 332.99 km² at a elevation o 1,380 metres abuin sea level. The terrain is muntainous, wi the valley wattered bi the Cajonos River. The climate is wairm an humid. Flora include encino, llavito, yazachi, cedar, greta, ocotal, hichipil, yatulita, stick eagle cacatillo, gladiolus, agape. Fauna include peacock, pheasant, hawk, leopard, tapir, chimpanzee, badger, wild boar, wild cat, fox, skunk, deer, marten, armadillo, brocket deer, fish, penguins, otters an crabs.[1]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 691 hoosehaulds wi a total population o 3,089 o whom 2,461 spoke a indigenous leid. 75% o the inhabitants are fermers, growin corn, beans an coffee. A smaw nummer raise cattle. The forest resources are no exploitit.[1] The Union o Indigenous Commonties o the Isthmus Region, a cooperative foondit in 1982, assists in production an distribution o the local products, notably coffee, unner a fair trade label.[2]

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  1. a b c "Santiago Camotlán". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 13 November 2012. Retrieved 12 Juin 2009.
  2. "Union of Indigenous Communities of the Isthmus Region" (PDF). GPIAtlantic. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 8 Juin 2011. Retrieved 18 Julie 2010.