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San Francisco del Mar

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Country  Mexico
Area  400.6 km²
Population  6,874 (2005)
State  Oaxaca
Local time  Saturday 10:34 AM
San Francisco del Mar
Time zone  Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
Weather  30°C, Wind S at 13 km/h, 63% Humidity

San Francisco del Mar is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. It is part of the Juchitán District in the west of the Istmo de Tehuantepec region.

Map of San Francisco del Mar, Oaxaca, Mexico

The municipality covers an area of 400.61 km² at an elevation of 10 meter above sea level on the Pacific coast. The climate is warm sub humid with summer rains and strong winds blowing from south to north. Flora include trees and shrubs such as Guanacaste, Tepehuaje, pochote, tepescohuite, mango, lemon, tamarind and coconut. Wild fauna include coyote, Mazatec, bobcat, opossum, armadillo and pigeon.

As of 2005, the municipality had 1,517 households with a total population of 6,874 of whom 926 spoke an indigenous language. The municipality is home to the Huave people, who speak a unique language unrelated to any other. The main economic activity is fishing, They people also grow maize, sorghum, sesame, watermelon, melon, and mango, and raise some livestock. Tourists are attracted for sport fishing and for the traditional festival in April.


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