Get To Know Oaxaca – Part 1 – The Where, The Weather And The Land!

Where in the world is Oaxaca??

Oaxaca is Mexican state located in the Southern part of the country. Oaxaca is bordered by Guerrero, Puebla, Veracruz, Chiapas and the Pacific Ocean. If you are a geography buff, Oaxaca’s coordinates are: 16 Degrees 53′53″ N 96 Degrees 24′51″W. If you are not a geography buff, such as myself, take a look on the map – click here!

What’s the land like?

Located in between the Sierra Madre Oriental and the Sierra Madre del Sur, Oaxaca has a rough and mountainous terrain as well as a central valley. On February 12, 2008, Oaxaca had a 6.5 magnitude earthquake!! Located above three, yes THREE tectonic plates, Mexico is one of the most seismologically active regions in the ENTIRE WORLD! Interested in learning more about Mexico’s seismic activity – look here!

What’s the weather like?

Oaxaca is usually the warmest in April, coolest in January and rains the most in June. Current weather in Oaxaca!

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