El Capulín (Sección Primera)

Learn about small village of El Capulín (Sección Primera) through its pictures, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 46 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of El Capulín (Sección Primera) belongs to the municipality of San Juan Bautista Coixtlahuaca (State of Oaxaca). There are 46 inhabitants and it is 2,345 meters altitude. The Magical Town of San Pedro y San Pablo Teposcolula is 59 minutes away by car (58 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #10 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In El Capulín (Sección Primera), 24% of individuals have completed secondary education and 0% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

The town of El Capulín (Sección Primera) is located at 14.2 kilometers from San Juan Bautista Coixtlahuaca, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the East direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Capulín (Sección Primera).

#1 Where is El Capulín (Sección Primera)? How to go? Map

Map to know how to get to El Capulín (Sección Primera) (Oaxaca) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of El Capulín (Sección Primera), which has the following symbol Map marker


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#2 The population of El Capulín (Sección Primera) (Oaxaca) is 46 inhabitants

Population data in El Capulín (Sección Primera)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Capulín (Sección Primera): Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Capulín (Sección Primera):
Fertility rate (children per woman):4.2510.87
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:2.17%1.23%
Illiterate population:28.26%18.52%
Illiterate population (men):4.35%10.87%
Illiterate population (women):23.91%28.57%
Schooling level:4.765.20
Schooling level (men):6.646.09
Schooling level (women):3.454.18
Indigenous culture data in El Capulín (Sección Primera):
Percentage of indigenous population:86.96%90.12%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:52.17%39.51%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:2.17%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Capulín (Sección Primera), compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and housing data in El Capulín (Sección Primera):
Employed population over 12 years:4.35%8.64%
Employed population over 12 years (men):0.00%15.22%
Employed population over 12 years (women):7.69%0.00%
Number of inhabited private housings:1624
Homes with electricity:25.00%31.82%
Homes with piped water:0.00%0.00%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:0.00%72.73%
Homes with a radio:6.25%22.73%
Homes with a television:0.00%9.09%
Homes with a refrigerator:0.00%4.55%
Homes with a washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Homes with a car:0.00%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Homes with cell phones:0.00%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Capulín (Sección Primera) (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of El Capulín (Sección Primera)

With the satellite map of El Capulín (Sección Primera) will I be able to look for my location? Yes, access the map, zoom in and see the surroundings of this town and the municipality of San Juan Bautista Coixtlahuaca. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of El Capulín (Sección Primera).

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Capulín (Sección Primera)

Many people want to stay in the town of El Capulín (Sección Primera) itself, but unfortunately there are no hotels in the village yet. Don't worry, we have created this list of the closest accommodations, so you can ask if they have rooms available:

#5 What to do in El Capulín (Sección Primera)

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Mountains in El Capulín (Sección Primera) for hiking and trails:
  • El Peral (2618 meters): 2.4 km walk (46 minutes), heading North.
  • Municipio (2740 meters): 3.5 km walk (47 minutes), heading West.
  • Cerro Quemado (2399 meters): 3.2 km walk (51 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Zapotal (2555 meters): 4.9 km walk (64 minutes), heading Southwest.
Magical Towns near El Capulín (Sección Primera) to discover the Mexican culture:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of El Capulín (Sección Primera)?:This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Population pyramid of El Capulín (Sección Primera) (Oaxaca)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of El Capulín (Sección Primera) by age and gender, to show you the following population pyramid of the town, from the year 2005. You can check how the percentages of children and adults are distributed, in addition to women and men. With this data you can analyze the demographic structure, and know if in El Capulín (Sección Primera) there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of El Capulín (Sección Primera)
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Capulín (Sección Primera) (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)246
Youth (6-14 years)426
Adults (15-59 years)9918
Elderly (60+ years)11516

#7 Pictures of El Capulín (Sección Primera)

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#10 Other towns in the Municipality of San Juan Bautista Coixtlahuaca

  1. Al Pie de Nadusa (9 inhabitants)
  2. Cerro de Agua (Tercera Sección) (34 inhabitants)
  3. Cerro el Águila (7 inhabitants)
  4. El Cachuche (- inhabitants)
  5. El Guajolote (12 inhabitants)
  6. El Portezuelo (1 inhabitants)
  7. El Zapato (13 inhabitants)
  8. La Cruz (4 inhabitants)
  9. La Mulata (43 inhabitants)
  10. Laguna Seca (48 inhabitants)
  11. Narrege (- inhabitants)
  12. Río Blanco (209 inhabitants)
  13. Río Poblano (101 inhabitants)
  14. San Jerónimo Otla (74 inhabitants)
  15. Sección Cuarta (Los Rodríguez) (14 inhabitants)