Silacayoapam District

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Silacayoapam District
District
Oaxaca regions and districts: Mixteca to Northwest
Oaxaca regions and districts: Mixteca to Northwest
Coordinates: 17°30′0″N 98°8′0″W / 17.50000°N 98.13333°W / 17.50000; -98.13333Coordinates: 17°30′0″N 98°8′0″W / 17.50000°N 98.13333°W / 17.50000; -98.13333
Country  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Santiago del Rio

Silacayoapam District is located in the northwest of the Mixteca Region of the State of Oaxaca, Mexico.[1]

The climate is temperate, with average temperature of 20.6°C. The warmest area is the municipality of San Nicolás Hidalgo (21.1°C) and the coolest is San Mateo Nejapam (19.6°C). Annual rainfall is about 920 mm, with highest rainfall in September. The region has coniferous forests that include ceiba, huanacastle, pine, strawberry, moral, and oak. Wildlife include rattlesnake, quail, frog, lynx, mountain rabbit, coyote, gray fox, owl, red squirrel, eagle, hawk, necklace dove and owl.[1]

Municipalities[edit]

Silacayoapam municipalities

The district includes the following municipalities:[2]

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