Category:Populated places in Oaxaca

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States of Mexico

Cities and towns in the Mexican state of Oaxaca.

According to the Municipal Law of the State of Oaxaca,[1] the state classifies its settlements as follows:

  • Ciudad (city): at least 20,000 inhabitants.
  • Villa (town): at least 18,000 inhabitants.
  • Pueblo (village): at least 15,000 inhabitants.
  • Ranchería (hamlet): at least 10,000 inhabitants.
  • Congregación (small hamlet): a permanent rural or ejidal settlement of at least 5,000 people engaged in agriculture.
  • Nucleo rural (rural community): at least 500 inhabitants.
See also: Municipalities of Oaxaca.