Santiago Jocotepec

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Santiago Jocotepec
Municipality an toun
Santiago Jocotepec is locatit in Mexico
Santiago Jocotepec
Santiago Jocotepec
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°35′N 95°53′W / 17.583°N 95.883°W / 17.583; -95.883Coordinates: 17°35′N 95°53′W / 17.583°N 95.883°W / 17.583; -95.883
Kintra Mexico
StateOaxaca
Area
 • Total732.32 km2 (282.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Tot12,423
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Santiago Jocotepec is a municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. It is pairt o the Choapam Destrict o the Papaloapan Region.[1]

The municipality wis established on 15 Mairch 1825. As o 2005, the municipality haed a total population o 12,423, o whom 7,173 spoke indigenous leids. The main touns are Monte Negro (population 1,876), Santiago Jocotepec, Rio Chiquito an San Antonio Las Palmas. The municipality covers a aurie o 732.32 km², an is on average 100 metres abuin sea level. The principal river is the Monte Negro.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "SANTIAGO JOCOTEPEC". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2010-07-10.