Santo Domingo Ingenio

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Santo Domingo Ingenio
Municipality an toun
Nickname(s): Sto. Dom. Ing.
Santo Domingo Ingenio is located in Mexico
Santo Domingo Ingenio
Santo Domingo Ingenio
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°35′N 94°46′W / 16.583°N 94.767°W / 16.583; -94.767Coordinates: 16°35′N 94°46′W / 16.583°N 94.767°W / 16.583; -94.767
Kintra  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Aurie
 • Tot 354.68 km2 (136.94 sq mi)
Elevation 40 m (130 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Tot 7,299
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)

Santo Domingo Ingenio 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]

Environs[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality covers a aurie o 354.68 km² at a average elevation o 40 metres abuin sea level. The laund is generally flat, pairt o the Paceefic coastal plain o the Isthmus, wi some hills in the northren pairt. Some streams flow northwaird, feedin the Coatzacoalcos River, while the Chicapa River flows sooth towards the Laguna Superior. The climate is wairm, wi annual rainfaw averagit 1050 mm, maistly fawin in the simmer. Flora include Guanacaste, ceiba, teposcohuite, kapok tree, an fruit trees an pasturs. Wild fauna include armadillo, rabbit, coyote, opossum an birds common tae the region.[1]

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun lees on the Pan-American heich-gate, connectin it tae Santiago Niltepec an Juchitán de Zaragoza. As o 2005, the municipality haed 2,033 hoosehaulds wi a total population o 7,299 fowk o whom 465 spoke a indigenous leid. The main economic activity is agricultur, wi crops such as maize, sorghum, peanuts, watermelon, melon, sweet potato, cucumber, pumpkin, sesame and succar cane. The commonty haes a succar mill. Fermers raise cattle, goats, pigs an aw.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Santo Domingo Ingenio". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2010-07-16.