Tataltepec de Valdés

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Tataltepec de Valdés
Municipality an toun
Tataltepec de Valdés is locatit in Mexico
Tataltepec de Valdés
Tataltepec de Valdés
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°18′N 97°33′W / 16.300°N 97.550°W / 16.300; -97.550Coordinates: 16°18′N 97°33′W / 16.300°N 97.550°W / 16.300; -97.550
Kintra  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Aurie
 • Total 369.99 km2 (142.85 sq mi)
Elevation 370 m (1,210 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Tot 5,377
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Simmer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)

Tataltepec de Valdés is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. It is pairt o the Juquila Destrict in the centre o the Costa Region. The toun wis established aroond 400-300 BC. The name "Tataltepec" means "Grandfaither hill". Antonio Valdés, born in the toun, wis a early leader o the unthirldom muivement in Oaxaca who dee'd on 19 November 1811.[1]

Environs[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality covers a aurie o 369.99 km² at a altitude o 370 metres abuin sea level, lyin in the coastal region atween the Sierra Madre del Sur an the Paceefic ocean. The climate is Coastal subhumid, wi a average temperatur o 18.9 °C an annual rainfaw o 1.409 mm. Flora include pine, aik, cedar, berries, bougainvillea an roses. Fauna include muntain lions, ocelot, deer, brock, raccoon, iguana, toucan, armadillo, coyote, tad, opossums, pheasant, chachalaca, buzzard, heron, hawks, eagle, pigeons, snakes, rabbits, wild boar, squirrel, parrot, parakeet, parrot, macaw, houlet, swallae, mockingbird, oriole, grackle fish an shrimp.[1]

Fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o 2005, the municipality haed 1,068 hoosehauds wi a tot population o 5,377, 2,842 o wham spak a hamelt leid. Maist o the fowk is engagit in agricultur, wi some loggin.[1] Tataltepec de Valdés is ane o the centres o the Chatino fowk, relatit tae the Zapotec but wi a distinct leid.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Tataltepec de Valdés". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2010-07-24. 
  2. "Chatino of Oaxaca". Mexican Textiles. Retrieved 2010-07-24.