El Duraznillo (Oaxaca)

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The town of El Duraznillo (Oaxaca) belongs to the municipality of San Martín Toxpalan. There are 557 inhabitants and it is 2,254 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Huautla de Jiménez is 25 minutes away by car (24 km). In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #2 of the ranking.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In El Duraznillo, there is a percentage of 98% of indigenous population and 34% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on El Duraznillo? They are at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to locate the town of El Duraznillo? You can find it at 7.9 kilometers, in direction East, from the town of San Martín Toxpalan, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the town of El Duraznillo through the satelital imagery, in the bottom of the webpage you have an interactive map to know where it is.

#1 Where is El Duraznillo? How to go? Map

How to get to the town of El Duraznillo in Oaxaca? Using this map, use the controls to zoom in and out on the village and others in the vicinity to see the direct route, and to be able to plan, for example, hiking activities in El Duraznillo.


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#2 The population of El Duraznillo (Oaxaca) is 557 inhabitants

Population data in El Duraznillo (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Duraznillo: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Duraznillo:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.2113.98
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:4.85%4.19%
Illiterate population:16.34%17.12%
Illiterate population (men):7.18%13.98%
Illiterate population (women):9.16%20.37%
Schooling level:5.724.14
Schooling level (men):5.854.58
Schooling level (women):5.583.65
Indigenous culture data in El Duraznillo:
Percentage of indigenous population:98.38%97.27%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:61.94%71.40%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:4.85%4.19%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Duraznillo, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

Find out more interesting facts about all the towns in the Municipality of San Martín Toxpalan (statistics, pictures, maps, restaurants...) at this link.

Unemployment, economy and housing data in El Duraznillo:
Employed population over 12 years:26.75%29.51%
Employed population over 12 years (men):45.07%53.76%
Employed population over 12 years (women):7.69%4.44%
Number of inhabited private housings:118138
Homes with electricity:96.61%93.64%
Homes with piped water:98.31%83.64%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:16.95%90.00%
Homes with a radio:46.61%69.09%
Homes with a television:76.27%78.18%
Homes with a refrigerator:11.86%5.45%
Homes with a washing machine:6.78%4.55%
Homes with a car:1.69%8.18%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.91%
Homes with landline telephone:5.93%8.18%
Homes with cell phones:33.90%4.55%
Homes with Internet:21.19%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Duraznillo (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 Duraznillo

With the satellite map of El Duraznillo 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 Martín Toxpalan. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of El Duraznillo.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Duraznillo

Many people want to stay in the town of El Duraznillo 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 Duraznillo

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in El Duraznillo? The list of the best places to visit in El Duraznillo and nearby locations.
Mountains in El Duraznillo for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro Cuixtepec (2518 meters): 1.6 km walk (31 minutes), heading Southwest.
  • Cerro Sx-Oton (2658 meters): 1.8 km walk (38 minutes), heading East.
  • Cerro Pelón (2602 meters): 2.2 km walk (28 minutes), heading East.
  • Cerro Tres Cabezas (2433 meters): 3.6 km walk (59 minutes), heading Southeast.
Magical Towns to visit when in El Duraznillo:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of El Duraznillo?:
  • Lagunillas (138 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the West (2 minutes by car)
  • Cuixtepec (141 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the West (3 minutes by car)
  • Ignacio Zaragoza (312 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Northwest (3 minutes by car)
  • Agua Negra (105 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the Southeast (5 minutes by car)
This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Population pyramid of El Duraznillo (Oaxaca)

In El Duraznillo there is a very characteristic age structure of the population, which you can see in the following population pyramid, with data from 2005. After analyzing the demographic data of El Duraznillo, separated by men and women, and also by age groups, we can analyze what the future of the population in this town will be like.

Population pyramid of El Duraznillo
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Duraznillo (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)424890
Youth (6-14 years)6366129
Adults (15-59 years)143144287
Elderly (60+ years)252651

#7 Pictures of El Duraznillo

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape pictures of El Duraznillo? We have located on the Internet several beautiful images of places and locations nearby, so you can see the beauty of this Mexican town. Some are artistic pictures and others are simply panoramic pictures taken by amateurs and friends who simply like El Duraznillo.

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#8 Vote for El Duraznillo as the most beautiful town in Mexico

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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of San Martín Toxpalan

  1. Barrio del Toreo (45 inhabitants)
  2. Capultitla (402 inhabitants)
  3. Inspectoría Independencia Guadalupe (88 inhabitants)
  4. Colonia Mirador (82 inhabitants)
  5. Cuixtepec (141 inhabitants)
  6. El Duraznillo (557 inhabitants)
  7. Ignacio Zaragoza (312 inhabitants)
  8. Lagunillas (138 inhabitants)
  9. Los Reyes (6 inhabitants)
  10. San Martín Toxpalan (2010 inhabitants)
  11. Santo Domingo (3 inhabitants)
  12. Vista Hermosa (150 inhabitants)