Espita Municipality, Yucatan

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Espita
Municipality
Coat of arms of Espita
Coat of arms
Location of the Municipality
Location of the Municipality
Country  Mexico
State Flag of Yucatan.svg Yucatán
Mexico Ind. 1821
Yucatan Est. 1824
Municipality Est. 1921[1]
Government
 • Municipal President José Luis Uc Moo (2010-2012)[2][3] (PRI Party (Mexico).svg[4])
Area
 • Total 496.91 km2 (191.86 sq mi)
  [1]
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2005 [5][6])
 • Total 14,432
 • Demonym espitan
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)
Postal Code 97730
Area code(s) 986
INEGI Code 31032
Website Official Website

The municipality of Espita is one of the 106 subdivisions of the State of Yucatán in Mexico.[7] Its municipal seat is located in the City of Espita and is located on the Litoral Oriente (East Coast) or Region 1 of the state.[8] In 2005 was the 77th municipality with the highest HDI in the state with 0.7320,[9] same as obtained Honduras in 2007.[10]

Location[edit]

This municipality is located in the eastern part of the state. It is located between latitudes 20° 53' and 21° 08' north and longitudes 88° 16' and 88° 27' west.[1]

It borders the following municipalities: to the north Sucilá to the south Tinum and Uayma, on the east Temozón and Calotmul and the west Dzitas - Cenotillo.[1]

Demography[edit]

Education[edit]

Type Students Teachers Schools
Preschool education 807 33 12
Primary education 2 566 87 16
Secondary education 808 63 5
High school 396 25 1
Total 4 577 208 34
Source: Secretaría de Educación de Yucatán.[11]

Communities[edit]

The municipality is responsible Espita 17 commissariats and the municipal seat,[12] in 2005 only 7 of its 17 commissariats exceeded 200 inhabitants and the sum of its population was 3,605 which together with the municipal seat (10,758) the population was of 14,363, i.e. the 99.52% of the municipal population.

Towns over 200 people and its distance from the municipal seat
Code Commissariat Coordinates Population Distance
310320002[13] Holcá 21°05′28″N 88°16′07″W / 21.09111°N 88.26861°W / 21.09111; -88.26861 501 9,95 km
310320003[14] Kunché 20°54′35″N 88°18′16″W / 20.90972°N 88.30444°W / 20.90972; -88.30444 698 10,84 km
310320004[15] Nacuché 20°55′22″N 88°17′45″W / 20.92278°N 88.29583°W / 20.92278; -88.29583 1.130 9,36 km
310320005[16] San Pedro Chenchelá 20°52′29″N 88°18′51″W / 20.87472°N 88.31417°W / 20.87472; -88.31417 261 14,58 km
310320007[17] Tuzik 21°06′44″N 88°28′18″W / 21.11222°N 88.47167°W / 21.11222; -88.47167 384 20,91 km
310320008[18] X-Ualtez 21°07′20″N 88°28′22″W / 21.12222°N 88.47278°W / 21.12222; -88.47278 262 21,77 km
310320009[19] Xuilub 20°55′00″N 88°25′12″W / 20.91667°N 88.42000°W / 20.91667; -88.42000 369 15,72 km
Source: INEGI,[6] Archivo Histórico de Localidaes.[20]

Landmarks[edit]

Architectural[edit]

St. Joseph's Temple, built in the eighteenth century the former Franciscan convent at the beginning of the sixteenth century, and the Municipal Palace.[1]

Archaeological[edit]

The area called Pom.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Nuestros municipios - Espita". Retrieved 2009-11-11. 
  2. ^ PorEsto! (May 20, 2010). "Oficial el triunfo de José Luis Uc Moo". Yucatanalamano.com. 
  3. ^ IPEPAC. "Directorio de alcaldes electos". Retrieved July 31, 2010. 
  4. ^ IPEPAC. "Alcaldías de Yucatán por partido político". Retrieved July 31, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Encyclopedia of the Municipalities of Mexico: Yucatan". Retrieved 2009-11-01. 
  6. ^ a b INEGI (2005). "Census Results by Locality". 
  7. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. "Aspectos geográficos de Yucatán. División Municipal" (in Spanish). Retrieved August 17, 2010. 
  8. ^ Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. "Regionalización de Yucatán" (in Spanish). Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Retrieved May 10, 2010. 
  9. ^ United Nations Development Programme. "Indicadores de Desarrollo Humano y Género en México 2000-2005" (in Spanish). Retrieved August 12, 2010. 
  10. ^ United Nations Development Programme. "2009 Human Development Report". p. 182. Retrieved August 12, 2010. 
  11. ^ SEEY. "Concentrado estadístico por Municipio". Retrieved November 19, 2010. 
  12. ^ www.yucatan.gob.mx. "Información del municipio". Retrieved August 18, 2010. 
  13. ^ INEGI. "Archivo Histórico de Localidades. Holcá". Retrieved August 18, 2010. 
  14. ^ INEGI. "Archivo Histórico de Localidades. Kunché". Retrieved August 18, 2010. 
  15. ^ INEGI. "Archivo Histórico de Localidades. Nacuché". Retrieved August 18, 2010. 
  16. ^ INEGI. "Archivo Histórico de Localidades. San Pedro Chenchelá". Retrieved August 18, 2010. 
  17. ^ INEGI. "Archivo Histórico de Localidades. Tuzik". Retrieved August 18, 2010. 
  18. ^ INEGI. "Archivo Histórico de Localidades. X-Ualtez". Retrieved August 18, 2010. 
  19. ^ INEGI. "Archivo Histórico de Localidades. Xuilub". Retrieved August 18, 2010. 
  20. ^ INEGI. "Archivo Histórico de Localidades". Retrieved August 18, 2010.