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General facts about the Municipality of Yautepec

Location: in the Morelos Sate.

Territorial extension: 202,936 Kms2

Total population: 84,405 habitants (2000)

Elevation: 1,210 m over the sea.

Weather: annual temperature is around 21.7°C (71.06°F). The rain is 945.7 mm yearly.


  • Tetillas´ hills with an altitude of 1,634 m
  • Montenegro hills with 1,600 m
  • Iglesia Vieja hill with 1,200 m
  • Calderón hill which divides Amilpa and Yautepec valleys.

Hidrography: Yautepec river surges in Oaxtepec manantials and relieves water from the Tlayacapan and Totolapan, crosses the municipal head and become part of Tepoztlán river, pass by Atribuyan and Xochimancas haciendas, when entering to Tlaltizapán municipality changes its name for Higuerón. The most important streams are el Atongo, la Barranca del Esconde, el Huasosoycan and La villa, in the south. There are some temporary rivers like El Ignacio Bastida, El Itzamatitlán and la barranca del Bosque, of cold and drinkable water, also the sulfured water springs in Oaxtepec. Exists 3 navigable and 34 for water extraction.

Flora and Fauna: Flora is constituted mainly by: low jungle of warm climate with temporal leaves, [http://www.infojardin.com/fichas/foto-arbol/jacaranda-mimosaefolia.jpg jacaranda], [http://image22.webshots.com/23/6/45/26/200164526UmhJVe_ph.jpg tabachín], [http://desertplants.clawz.com/Ipomoea_arborescens.jpg casahuate], [http://www.mexicoforestal.gob.mx/UserFiles/Image/numero21/nuestros_arboles_1.jpg ceiba] y [http://www.morelos.gob.mx/e-gobierno/DirSDA/proyectos/PagVivero/images/bugmorada.jpg bugambilia]. The main fauna that we found is [http://www.sma.df.gob.mx/corenader/conser/dsanp/especies/fauna/venado.gif cola blanca deer], [http://www.conabio.gob.mx/institucion/derechos_autor/imagenes/mapache.jpg racoon], [http://www.mexicodesconocido.com.mx/espanol/naturaleza/reservas_biosfera/ch1.jpg tejón], skunk, [http://www.elbalero.gob.mx/explora/images/yucatan/yucanim2.gif armadillo], hare, common rabbit, [http://www.edomex.gob.mx/se/BIO_INTERNET/coyote.gif coyote], wild cat, [http://www.edomex.gob.mx/se/BIO_INTERNET/comadreja.gif comadreja], [http://www.semarnat.gob.mx/comunicacionsocial/vscacomixtle.jpg cacomixtle] , [http://www.mexicodesconocido.com.mx/espanol/naturaleza/fauna/el_tlacuache_unico_marsupial_mexicano_la_busqueda_1.jpg tlacuache], bat], [http://conganat.uniovi.es/area/latinos/bandera.JPG flag bird], [http://www.ihne.chiapas.gob.mx/zoomat/zoovirtual/imagenes/chachalaca1.jpg chachalaca], [http://www.ihne.chiapas.gob.mx/zoomat/zoovirtual/imagenes/urracaCOP.jpg urraca copetona], [http://www.ihne.chiapas.gob.mx/zoomat/zoovirtual/imagenes/ZOPILOREY1.jpg zopilote], [http://www.siti.com.mx/musave.dir/gif.dir/1011.GIF aura], crow, owl, singing and decorative birds.

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