El Gavilán (Veracruz)

Maps, photos and statistics of El Gavilán, a beautiful small village of 77 inhabitants of the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave

The town of El Gavilán (Veracruz) belongs to the municipality of Soteapan. There are 77 inhabitants and it is 918 meters altitude. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #33 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In El Gavilán, 15% 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 Gavilán is located at 12.6 kilometers from Soteapan, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Southwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Gavilán.

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

What is the route to get to El Gavilán (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave)? Find out on this map the access to this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in and out to the icon Map marker


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#2 The population of El Gavilán (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave) is 77 inhabitants

Population data in El Gavilán (Veracruz)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Gavilán: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Gavilán:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.653.23
Population coming from outside the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:12.99%12.50%
Illiterate population (men):3.90%3.23%
Illiterate population (women):9.09%24.00%
Schooling level:5.353.04
Schooling level (men):6.253.92
Schooling level (women):4.561.90
Indigenous culture data in El Gavilán:
Percentage of indigenous population:97.40%100.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:77.92%82.14%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:3.90%10.71%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Gavilán, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, and in the country as a whole.

Find out more interesting facts about all the towns in the Municipality of Soteapan (statistics, photos, maps, restaurants...) at this link.

Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in El Gavilán:
Employed population over 12 years:9.09%23.21%
Employed population over 12 years (men):19.44%38.71%
Employed population over 12 years (women):0.00%4.00%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:1210
Homes with electricity:16.67%0.00%
Housing with piped water:16.67%0.00%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:0.00%10.00%
Dwellings with radio:8.33%0.00%
Housing with television:0.00%0.00%
Housing with refrigerator:0.00%0.00%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:0.00%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:33.33%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Gavilán (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of El Gavilán

With the satellite map of El Gavilán 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 Soteapan. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of El Gavilán.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Gavilán

It seems that there are no accommodations in the town of El Gavilán, but we have a record of the closest hotels and motels to El Gavilán so you can contact them.:

#5 What to do in El Gavilán

Want to know what to see in El Gavilán if you are visiting this town?Here are some ideas of activities to enjoy El Gavilán.
The best mountains in El Gavilán for excursions and outdoor activities:
  • Cerro Vigia (825 meters): 5.0 km walk (62 minutes), heading Northwest.
  • Cerro El Bastonal (Cerro Cumbres Bastonal) (1432 meters): 5.4 km walk (79 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro Platanillo (1262 meters): 6.5 km walk (89 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro Jabali (1000 meters): 6.6 km walk (85 minutes), heading Southeast.
Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of El Gavilán?
  • Bastonal (27 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the Northwest (2 minutes by car)
  • Los Gavilanes (8 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the West (2 minutes by car)
  • San Antonio (293 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the Southwest (5 minutes by car)
  • San Martín (213 inhabitants): Located 5 km to the Northwest (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 Gavilán (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave)

In El Gavilán 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 Gavilán, 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 Gavilán
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Gavilán (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)8715
Youth (6-14 years)151328
Adults (15-59 years)171532
Elderly (60+ years)112

#7 Photos of El Gavilán

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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of Soteapan

  1. Antonio Chacón (4 inhabitants)
  2. Antonio Duarte (- inhabitants)
  3. Bastonal (27 inhabitants)
  4. Colonia la Magdalena (652 inhabitants)
  5. El Bienvenido (Leodegario Landa Fernández) (3 inhabitants)
  6. El Gavilán (77 inhabitants)
  7. El Girasol (Benjamín Cruz) (8 inhabitants)
  8. El Platanillo (3 inhabitants)
  9. Hilario C. Salas (132 inhabitants)
  10. Kilómetro Diez (323 inhabitants)
  11. La Estribera (825 inhabitants)
  12. Laguna Ceiba (13 inhabitants)
  13. Las Palomas (Bajo Paloma) (601 inhabitants)
  14. Las Palomas (Rutilo García) (2 inhabitants)
  15. San Fernando (1480 inhabitants)