Villa Alta District

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Villa Alta District
District
Oaxaca regions and districts: Sierra Norte to Northeast
Oaxaca regions and districts: Sierra Norte to Northeast
Coordinates: 17°20′N 96°9′W / 17.333°N 96.150°W / 17.333; -96.150Coordinates: 17°20′N 96°9′W / 17.333°N 96.150°W / 17.333; -96.150
Country  Mexico
State Oaxaca

Villa Alta District is located in the center of the Sierra Norte Region of the State of Oaxaca, Mexico. It has an area of 1,156 km2 of mountainous country, divided into 25 municipalities.

As of 2007 there were 99 settlements of which 72 had electricity and 38 had a supply of potable water in 2007. As of 2005 the total population was 29,009. The main food crops are maize and beans. Coffee is the most important cash crop, and there is some sugar cane production.[1]

Municipalities[edit]

Villa Alta municipalities

The district includes the following municipalities:[2]

Municipality Area km2 2005
Population
Indigenous
language
speakers
San Andrés Solaga 38 1,699
San Andrés Yaá 37 378
San Baltazar Yatzachi el Bajo 48 690
San Bartolomé Zoogocho 23 381
San Cristóbal Lachirioag 24 1130
San Francisco Cajonos 26 371
San Ildefonso Villa Alta 137 3,100
San Juan Juquila Vijanos 37 1,908
San Juan Tabaá 27 1,091
San Juan Yaeé 93 1,344
San Juan Yatzona 38 561
San Mateo Cajonos 26 574
San Melchor Betaza 37 919
San Pablo Yaganiza
San Pedro Cajonos
Santa María Temaxcalapa
Santa María Yalina
Santiago Camotlán 333 3,089 2,461
Santiago Lalopa
Santiago Zoochila
Santo Domingo Roayaga
Santo Domingo Xagacía
Tanetze de Zaragoza 59 1,581 of 1,327
Villa Hidalgo
Villa Talea de Castro

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Distrito 13 Villa Alta". oeidrus. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  2. ^ "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Estado de Oaxaca". Retrieved 2010-07-08.