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Juchitán

(ho͞ochētän`) or

Juchitán de Zaragoza

(ho͞ochētän` thā särägō`sä), town (1990 pop. 53,666), Oaxaca state, S Mexico. Located on the Juchitán River in a vast expanse of flat, fertile plain only slightly above sea level, the old town rivals TehuantepecTehuantepec
, officially Santo Domingo Tehuantepec
, town (1990 pop. 33,445), Oaxaca state, S Mexico, on a wide bend of the Tehuantepec River not far from the Gulf of Tehuantepec, an arm of the Pacific. The town is on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.
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 (20 mi/ 32 km to the east) as the cultural center of the ZapotecZapotec
, indigenous people of Mexico, primarily in S Oaxaca and on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Little is known of the origin of the Zapotec. Unlike most native peoples of Middle America, they had no traditions or legends of migration, but believed themselves to have been born
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. It is linked to Veracruz and the Guatemala border by railroad and is on the Inter-American Highway.
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Haro Belchez said PROFEPA agents are closely monitoring the markets in Juchitan and Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca, which are the main points of sale and distribution.
Today over 5,000 people come to where it all began, Juchitan, Oaxaca, for the massive celebration.
Project Location: Juchitan, in southeast Oaxaca, Mexico
In 1981 in Juchitan, Mexico, the local COCEI political party
Juchitan de Zaragoza, Cemex Aims to Cut Energy Costs with New Wind Park, REUTERS, Jan.
Most of our observations were made near La Venta (16[degrees]34'28"N, 94[degrees]48'59"W, 31 m), La Ventosa (16[degrees]33'00"N, 94[degrees]57'00"W, 28 m), and Union Hidalgo (16[degrees]28'30"N, 94[degrees]49'47"W, 13 m) with infrequent observations made at Juchitan (16[degrees]26'03"N, 95[degrees]01'06"W, 21 m), Santa Maria Xadani (16[degrees]21'33"N, 95[degrees]01'04"W, 8 m), Tolistoque (16[degrees]35'04"N, 94[degrees]51'21"W, 57 m), and Salina Cruz (16[degrees]10'32"N, 95[degrees]11'42"W, 15 m).
Object to path in Mesoamerica: Semantic composition of locative and motion descriptions in Yucatec Maya and Juchitan Zapotec.
announced today that the installation of the 167 wind turbines of the EURUS wind farm was completed on November 15 in Juchitan, Oaxaca, Mexico.
It is located in Juchitan on a 2,500 hectare area in the Tehuantepec Isthmus, an area well-known for its wind resources.
It features a selection of 50 of Iturbide's striking b&w photographs taken during a series of visits to Juchitan in Oaxaca, Mexico, between 1979 and 1988, to document the culture of the Zapotec Indian community.
30, 1906, into a farming family in a village near the city of Juchitan, which for centuries has been marked by its distinctive matriarchal culture in which women hold most of the political and economic power.
In the mid 1990s, egg snatchers converged along two main beaches near the city of Juchitan during arribada (mass turtle nestings), blatantly picking the area clean with no intervention from law enforcement.