San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional

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San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional
Municipality and town
San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional is located in Mexico
San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional
San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°46′00″N 96°18′00″W / 17.76667°N 96.30000°W / 17.76667; -96.30000
Country  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Founded 1811
Municipal Status March 15, 1825
Government
 • Municipal President Marcelo Santos Meneces (2008–2010)
Area
 • Land 394.23 km2 (152.21 sq mi)
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 21,189
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 394.23 km² within the Sierra Juárez mountains. It is part of the Tuxtepec District of the Papaloapan Region. The town lies on the north bank of the Valle Nacional River, a tributary of the Papaloapan River.

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 21,189.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved February 27, 2010. 

Coordinates: 17°46′N 96°18′W / 17.767°N 96.300°W / 17.767; -96.300