Villa de Etla

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Villa de Etla
Toun & Municipality
Kirk o San Pedro y San Pablo
Kirk o San Pedro y San Pablo
Villa de Etla is locatit in Mexico
Villa de Etla
Villa de Etla
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°12′27″N 96°48′00″W / 17.20750°N 96.80000°W / 17.20750; -96.80000Coordinates: 17°12′27″N 96°48′00″W / 17.20750°N 96.80000°W / 17.20750; -96.80000
Kintra Mexico
StateOaxaca
Foondit15t hunderyear
Govrenment
 • Municipal PresesDanial Ramírez Ramírez
Area
 • Municipality17.86 km2 (6.90 sq mi)
Elevation
1,660 m (5,450 ft)
Population
 (2005)Municipality
 • Municipality7,637
 • Seat
6,486
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
Postal code (of seat)
68200

Villa de Etla is a toun an municipality locatit in the Mexican state o Oaxaca. It is locatit in the far northwastren pairt o the Central Valley o Oaxaca, aboot seiventeen km frae the caipital. The toun is centred on the kirk an umwhile monastery o San Pedro y San Pablo, an as municipal seat functions as the local govrenment for sax ither commonties. Maist o the toun’s history haes been lost due tae the lack o records, but oral tradeetion states that it wis foondit sometime in the 15t hunderyear. The day, the toun is notit for its weekly Wadensday mercat, whaur ane can fynd tradeetional merchandise sic a local variety o white cheese, tamales, frames for donkeys an goat barbacoa prepared in an yirden oven.

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