Magdalena Jaltepec

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Magdalena Jaltepec
Municipality and town
Magdalena Jaltepec is located in Mexico
Magdalena Jaltepec
Magdalena Jaltepec
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°19′N 97°13′W / 17.317°N 97.217°W / 17.317; -97.217Coordinates: 17°19′N 97°13′W / 17.317°N 97.217°W / 17.317; -97.217
Country  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Area
 • Total 184.99 km2 (71.43 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 3,463
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Magdalena Jaltepec is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 184.99 km². It is part of the Nochixtlán District in the southeast of the Mixteca Region.

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 3463.[1]

The community's 16th-century church boasts a number of colonial-era polychrome and other santos - statues of Roman Catholic saints.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Magdalena Jaltepec". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved June 12, 2009. 
  2. ^ Santos in Oaxaca's Ancient Churches: Santa Magdalena Jaltepec Retrieved 2012-04-13.