Ayoquezco de Aldama

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Ayoquezco de Aldama
Municipality and town
Ayoquezco de Aldama is located in Mexico
Ayoquezco de Aldama
Ayoquezco de Aldama
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°41′N 96°47′W / 16.683°N 96.783°W / 16.683; -96.783Coordinates: 16°41′N 96°47′W / 16.683°N 96.783°W / 16.683; -96.783
Country Mexico
 • Total58.69 km2 (22.66 sq mi)
 • Total14,385
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)

Ayoquezco de Aldama from náhuatl “Ayotl” turtle, “quiza” come out “co” in ' where the turtles come out', and from zapoteco "Gɨdxón" 'swampy place', is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 58.69 km². It is part of the Zimatlán District in the west of the Valles Centrales Region.

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 4,385.[1]


  1. ^ "Ayoquezco de Aldama". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on May 29, 2007. Retrieved June 12, 2009.