Santa Ana Zegache

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Santa Ana Zegache
Municipality and town
Santa Ana Zegache is located in Mexico
Santa Ana Zegache
Santa Ana Zegache
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°50′09.33″N 96°43′46.24″W / 16.8359250°N 96.7295111°W / 16.8359250; -96.7295111
Country  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Santa Ana Zegache is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 26.79 km². It is part of the Ocotlán District in the south of the Valles Centrales Region

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 3,196.[1]

A project dedicated to restoring artifacts from the church, Zegache Talleres Comunitarios, was founded by painter Rodolfo Morales, and continues to employ and train many local people.

Yatzeche Zapotec was formerly spoken in the town.[2]


  1. ^ "-". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved June 12, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Zapotec, Santa Inés Yatzechi". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2014-03-09. 

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