San Melchor Betaza

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San Melchor Betaza
Municipality and town
San Melchor Betaza is located in Mexico
San Melchor Betaza
San Melchor Betaza
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°15′N 96°09′W / 17.250°N 96.150°W / 17.250; -96.150
Country Mexico
 • Total37 km2 (14 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total919
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)

San Melchor Betaza is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 37 km². It is part of the Villa Alta District in the center of the Sierra Norte Region.

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 919.[1] The inhabitants, who speak Zapotec.[2]


  1. ^ "San Melchor Betaza". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved June 12, 2009.
  2. ^ Amador Teodocio Olivares 2009, Betaza Zapotec phonology: segmental and suprasegmental features

Coordinates: 17°15′N 96°09′W / 17.250°N 96.150°W / 17.250; -96.150