Santo Tomás Jalieza

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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
State Oaxaca
Elevation 1,500 m (4,900 ft)
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Simmer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)

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". oaxacaoaxaca.com. Zapotel, Inc. Retrieved 2010-07-31.