El Alto Zapotec

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El Alto Zapotec
(San Pedro el Alto)
Native toMexico
Native speakers
(900 cited 1990 census)[1]
Oto-Manguean (MP)
Language codes
ISO 639-3zpp

El Alto Zapotec (Zapoteco de San Pedro el Alto), also known as South Central Zimatlan Zapotec, is a Zapotec language of Oaxaca, Mexico, spoken in the towns of San Pedro el Alto, San Antonino el Alto, and San Andrés el Alto.

It has 20% intelligibility with the most similar variety of Zapotec, Totomachapan Zapotec.[1]


  1. ^ a b El Alto Zapotec at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "El Alto Zapotec". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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