Santa María Jalapa del Marqués

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Santa María Jalapa del Marqués
Municipality and town
Santa María Jalapa del Marqués is located in Mexico
Santa María Jalapa del Marqués
Santa María Jalapa del Marqués
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°30′0″N 95°27′0″W / 16.50000°N 95.45000°W / 16.50000; -95.45000Coordinates: 16°30′0″N 95°27′0″W / 16.50000°N 95.45000°W / 16.50000; -95.45000
Country  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Santa María Jalapa del Marqués is a small city in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. It serves as the administrative centre for the surrounding municipality (municipio) of the same name. It is part of the Tehuantepec District in the west of the Istmo Region.

The city[edit]

Jalapa del Marqués is located at 16°30′N 95°27′W / 16.500°N 95.450°W / 16.500; -95.450. It stands on Federal Highway 190, on the southern shore of the Presa Juárez reservoir.

The municipality[edit]

As municipal seat, Santa María Jalapa del Marqués has governing jurisdiction over the following communities:

Arroyo las Truchas, Benito Juárez Chica, Campamento de la Victoria (Quinta la Iguana), Cerro del Chivo, Cerro del Marqués, Colonia Presidente Juárez, El Arenal, El Reparo, El Tamarindo, Granja del Ángel, Guadalupe Victoria, Guichiquero, Llano Grande, Llano Vería, Loma Bonita, Magdalena Guelavence, Peña San Juan, Pochotillo, San Cristóbal, Santa Elena de la Cruz, Solo Dios, and Vishiñadu (El Palenque)