Santa María del Rosario

Santa María del Rosario is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of km². It is part of the Tlaxiaco District in the south of the Mixteca Region.

Santa María del Rosario
Municipality and town
Santa María del Rosario is located in Mexico
Santa María del Rosario
Santa María del Rosario
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°21′06″N 97°35′37″W / 17.35167°N 97.59361°W / 17.35167; -97.59361Coordinates: 17°21′06″N 97°35′37″W / 17.35167°N 97.59361°W / 17.35167; -97.59361
Country Mexico
StateOaxaca
Elevation
2,294 m (7,526 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Municipality and town480
 • Urban
55
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)

As of the 2010 census, the town (locality) had a population of 55 inhabitants, while the municipality for which it serves as municipal seat (cabecera municipal) had a total population of 480 inhabitants.[1] Although the municipality is far from the least populous in Mexico (there are dozens of smaller ones in its own State of Oaxaca, and three others in the State of Sonora), its municipal seat is the smallest in all of Mexico. It is the only urban locality in the municipality.

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