Santo Domingo Tomaltepec

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Santo Domingo Tomaltepec
Municipality and town
Santo Domingo Tomaltepec is located in Mexico
Santo Domingo Tomaltepec
Santo Domingo Tomaltepec
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°4′N 96°37′W / 17.067°N 96.617°W / 17.067; -96.617Coordinates: 17°4′N 96°37′W / 17.067°N 96.617°W / 17.067; -96.617
Country  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Area
 • Total 49.76 km2 (19.21 sq mi)
Elevation 1,590 m (5,220 ft)
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Santo Domingo Tomaltepec is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. It is part of the Centro District in the Valles Centrales region, about 10 km east of the city of Oaxaca. The municipality covers an area of 49.76 km². The climate is mild, with little change throughout the year. Natural vegetation is semi-desert, but agricultural production of maize, beans and fruit in the heavy clay soils is highly productive.[1]

As of 2005, the municipality had 585 households with a total population of 2,303, of whom 347 spoke an indigenous language.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Santo Domingo Tomaltepec". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2010-07-13.