Santa Lucía del Camino

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Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán
Municipality and town
Location of the municipality in Oaxaca
Location of the municipality in Oaxaca
Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán is located in Mexico
Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán
Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°04′0″N 96°42′0″W / 17.06667°N 96.70000°W / 17.06667; -96.70000
Country  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Area
 • Total 76.55 km2 (29.56 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 65,873
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)
City Hall Santa Lucía del Camino

Santa Lucía del Camino is a city and its surrounding municipality located in the central part of the Mexican state of Oaxaca. It lies just 3 km east of the state capital city of Oaxaca, within the Oaxaca metropolitan area. It is part of the Centro District in the Valles Centrales region.

The city of Santa Lucía del Camino had a 2005 census population of 42,570 and serves as the municipal seat of the municipality of Santa Lucía del Camino, which has an area of 7.65 km² (2.95 sq mi) and a population of 45,752. The only other community in the small municipality is the town of San Francisco Tutla (population 3,182). The city is the seventh-largest community in the state of Oaxaca in population.

As municipal seat, Santa Lucia del Camino has governing jurisdiction over the village of San Francisco Tutla as well as itself.

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Coordinates: 17°04′N 96°42′W / 17.067°N 96.700°W / 17.067; -96.700