Magdalena Jaltepec

Magdalena Jaltepec is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 184.99 km². It is part of the Nochixtlán District in the southeast of the Mixteca Region.

Magdalena Jaltepec
Municipality and town
Magdalena Jaltepec is located in Mexico
Magdalena Jaltepec
Magdalena Jaltepec
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°19′N 97°13′W / 17.317°N 97.217°W / 17.317; -97.217Coordinates: 17°19′N 97°13′W / 17.317°N 97.217°W / 17.317; -97.217
Country Mexico
 • Total184.99 km2 (71.43 sq mi)
 • Total3,463
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 3463.[1]

The community's 16th-century church boasts a number of colonial-era polychrome and other santos - statues of Roman Catholic saints.[2]

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  1. ^ "Magdalena Jaltepec". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on January 28, 2007. Retrieved June 12, 2009.
  2. ^ Santos in Oaxaca's Ancient Churches: Santa Magdalena Jaltepec Retrieved 2012-04-13.