Santa María Peñoles

Santa María Peñoles is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 181.17 km². It is part of the Etla District in the Valles Centrales region. As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 7,640 of whom 6,112 spoke an indigenous language.[1]

Santa María Peñoles
Municipality and town
Santa María Peñoles
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°05′N 97°00′W
Country Mexico
  Total181.17 km2 (69.95 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)


  1. "SANTA MARÍA PEÑOLES". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved June 12, 2009.