Monjas, Oaxaca

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Municipality and town
Monjas is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°22′N 96°38′W / 16.367°N 96.633°W / 16.367; -96.633Coordinates: 16°22′N 96°38′W / 16.367°N 96.633°W / 16.367; -96.633
Country  Mexico
State Oaxaca
 • Total 85.5 km2 (33.0 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 2,104
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Monjas is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 85.5 km². It is part of the Miahuatlán District in the south of the Sierra Sur Region.

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 2104.[1]


  1. ^ "Monjas". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved June 12, 2009.