Santo Domingo Zanatepec

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Santo Domingo Zanatepec
Municipality an toun
Santo Domingo Zanatepec is located in Mexico
Santo Domingo Zanatepec
Santo Domingo Zanatepec
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°28′N 94°21′W / 16.467°N 94.350°W / 16.467; -94.350
Kintra Mexico
 • Total1024.49 km2 (395.56 sq mi)
60 m (200 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)
Street in Santo Domingo Zanatepec

Santo Domingo Zanatepec 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]

The municipality, established on 15 Mairch 1825 covers a aurie o 1024.49 km². The climate is wairm an humid wi rain in simmer an hairst, averaging 1,220 mm annually. The municipality is mainly grassland, wi auries o firth. Wildlife include hare, rabbit, gray fox, coyote, deer, iguana, armadillo an wild birds such as doves, quail an rook.

As o 2005, the municipality haed 2,727 hoosehauds wi a total population o 10,716 o whom 211 spoke a indigenous leid. The main economic activity is cultivation o maize, sorghum, sesame, vegetables an fruit (mango an tamarind). Some faimilies breed cattle, pigs an goats. Thare are airchaeological steids in the ceety o Santo Domingo an in Coyotera Regadillo. The kirk o Santo Domingo dates tae the saxteenth hunderyear.[1]

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  1. a b "Santo Domingo Zanatepec". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 14 December 2004. Retrieved 14 Julie 2010.