Santa Ana del Valle

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Santa Ana del Valle
Municipality and town
The church of Saint Anne in Santa Ana del Valle
The church of Saint Anne in Santa Ana del Valle
Santa Ana del Valle is located in Mexico
Santa Ana del Valle
Santa Ana del Valle
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°59′35″N 96°28′17″W / 16.99306°N 96.47139°W / 16.99306; -96.47139Coordinates: 16°59′35″N 96°28′17″W / 16.99306°N 96.47139°W / 16.99306; -96.47139
Country Mexico
StateOaxaca
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)

Santa Ana del Valle is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of km². It is part of the Tlacolula District in the east of the Valles Centrales Region.

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 1996.[1]

The town's church is notable for its large number of fine colonial-era santos (statues of saints), many executed in polychrome and well preserved to this day.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "-". 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 Ana del Valle. Retrieved 2012-04-13.