San Juan Teposcolula
|San Juan Teposcolula|
|Municipality and town|
|• Total||57.41 km2 (22.17 sq mi)|
|Time zone||Central Standard Time (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)|
The town has the convent complex of San Pedro y San Pablo (Saints Peter and Paul). Mexico Desconocido, a magazine dedicated to tourism in the lesser-known areas of Mexico, says that it has an incredible collection of architecture and sculpture, as well as a very large open-air Renaissance-style chapel that is one of the most beautiful in Mexico.
As of 2005, the municipality had 349 households with a total population of 1,344 of whom three spoke an indigenous language. Teposcolula includes the following communities:
- Barrio de los Osorno,
- Cuadra el Hule,
- Cuadra Número Uno,
- Desviación Yucudaa,
- El Calvario,
- La Cieneguilla,
- La Garita,
- La Rosa,
- La Siempre Viva,
- Río Colorado (Rancho Yusadolo),
- Refugio de Morelos,
- San Miguel Marcos Pérez,
- Santa María Pozoltepec,
- Tierra Blanca
- "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México, Oaxaca, San Juan Teposcolula". Retrieved 2008-02-24.
- Quintanar Hinojosa, Beatriz (August 2007). "Ciudad de Oaxaca". Guía México Desconocido: Oaxaca 137: 82.
Santos in Oaxaca's Ancient Churches: Teposcolula - Art-historical study of the statues in Teposcolula's church of San Pedro y San Pablo.
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