San Dionisio Ocotlán

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San Dionisio Ocotlan
Municipality and town
San Dionisio Ocotlan is located in Mexico
San Dionisio Ocotlan
San Dionisio Ocotlan
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°45′N 96°41′W / 16.750°N 96.683°W / 16.750; -96.683Coordinates: 16°45′N 96°41′W / 16.750°N 96.683°W / 16.750; -96.683
Country  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Area
 • Total 20.41 km2 (7.88 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,093
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

San Dionisio Ocotlan is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 20.41 km². It is part of the Ocotlán District in the south of the Valles Centrales Region

The town was founded by the Spanish in 1526 [1] and its name roughly translates to the "land between the pines" in Nahuatl.

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 1093.[2]

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