Oaxaca

OAXACA DE JUAREZ and Historic District

The rich cultural tradition of the city of Oaxaca de Juarez is highly concentrated within its historical core, where visitors may enjoy a stroll around the main square known as the Zocalo, and along the tree-lined avenue called the Alameda de Leon.

The district also contains two remarkable buildings worth the visit, the Government Palace, built with quite an exquisite green stone locally quarried; and the Municipal Palace, formerly the convent of La Soledad and built in the XVII century.

On the other hand, t

Oaxaca History

Some 11,500 years ago, men from Asia left their land in search of a better cl...

Oaxaca Culture

Prolific cradle of Mexican art and culture, Oaxaca represents a paradise wher...

Oaxaca Travel

OAXACA DE JUAREZ and Historic District

The rich cultural tradi...

Oaxaca Map
Oaxaca Economy

The state of Oaxaca is currently on the 20th position within the Mexican fede...

Oaxaca Geography

Located in the Mexican southeast, the state if Oaxaca is the fifth largest in...

Oaxaca Politics

For Oaxaca, the economic development perspectives are optimistic and sustained o...

Oaxaca Government

Lic. Ulises Ernesto Ruiz Ortiz, Constitutional Governor of the State of Oaxaca, ...

Oaxaca Demography

3,5 million is the number of people currently living in the state, according to ...

Neighboring States to Oaxaca
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Articles Releated with Oaxaca

Extraordinary Painters from Oaxaca; Francisco Toledo

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Safety Operation Hurricanes 2009

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Mexico's World Cultural Heritage Sites II (1993-2002)

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Tamales, Mexican Wrapped Delicacies

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The Tlatelolco Massacre

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