Santo Tomás Jalieza

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Santo Tomás Jalieza
Municipality an toun
Santo Tomás Jalieza is locatit in Mexico
Santo Tomás Jalieza
Santo Tomás Jalieza
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°51′N 96°40′W / 16.850°N 96.667°W / 16.850; -96.667Coordinates: 16°51′N 96°40′W / 16.850°N 96.667°W / 16.850; -96.667
Kintra Mexico
1,500 m (4,900 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Santo Tomás Jalieza is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. It is pairt o the Ocotlán Destrict in the sooth o the Valles Centrales Region.[1]

The municipality covers an aurie o 51.03 km² at en elevation o 1,500 meters abuin sea level. Its climate is temperate. The soil is componed o volcanic material overlaying rock at a depth o 10 centimetersentimetres or less.[1]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 568 households wi a tot population o 2,885 o whom 382 fowk spoke an indigenous leid. Ecnomic activity includes agriculture, producin maize, beans, wheat, sugarcane an fruits, an cattle rearin. Mezcal is produced in the veelage.[1] Santo Tomás Jalieza is kent as the "toun o belts" (cinturones) for the attractive embroidered cloth an leather belts that are made here. The tounsfowk hae adaptit thair designs tae clothin, purses an bags an aw.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Santo Tomás Jalieza". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  2. "Embroidery". Zapotel, Inc. Retrieved 2010-07-31.