El Mecatal (Chiapas)

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The town of El Mecatal (Chiapas) belongs to the municipality of Rayón. There are 74 inhabitants and it is 1,976 meters altitude. It is the most populated town in the position #16 of the whole municipality.

Data: In El Mecatal, 100% of the inhabitants are catholic and 13% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

To locate this beautiful town inside the municipality, you must know that El Mecatal is located at 4.0 kilometers (in direction East) from the locality of Rayón, which is the one that has more inhabitants inside the municipality. With our webpage and with our satelital map that you can find below, you can know where is and visit the surroundings of El Mecatal.

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

Online map of El Mecatal (Chiapas) to be able to get to and make trips around this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in (+) or out (-) to locate the village.


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#2 The population of El Mecatal (Chiapas) is 74 inhabitants

Population data in El Mecatal (Chiapas)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Mecatal: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Mecatal:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.363.45
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:6.76%8.47%
Illiterate population (men):1.35%3.45%
Illiterate population (women):5.41%13.33%
Schooling level:6.865.37
Schooling level (men):75.63
Schooling level (women):6.735.06
Indigenous culture data in El Mecatal:
Percentage of indigenous population:67.57%30.51%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:32.43%3.39%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Mecatal, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Chiapas, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in El Mecatal:
Employed population over 12 years:22.97%32.20%
Employed population over 12 years (men):47.06%62.07%
Employed population over 12 years (women):2.50%3.33%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:1513
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Housing with piped water:20.00%61.54%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:100.00%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:46.67%23.08%
Housing with television:80.00%53.85%
Housing with refrigerator:26.67%15.38%
Housing with washing machine:13.33%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:60.00%15.38%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Mecatal (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of El Mecatal

Amazing satellite GPS maps of El Mecatal, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Rayón. You can search free satellite map (2024) of El Mecatal.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Mecatal

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

#5 Population pyramid of El Mecatal (Chiapas)

We have compiled data on number of inhabitants of El Mecatal by age and sex, 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 Mecatal there is a generational replacement.

Population pyramid of El Mecatal
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Mecatal (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)538
Youth (6-14 years)131124
Adults (15-59 years)191635
Elderly (60+ years)347

#6 Photos of El Mecatal

Would you like to see what this town looks like and enjoy landscape photos of El Mecatal? 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 photos and others are simply panoramic photos taken by amateurs and friends who simply like El Mecatal.

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#10 Other towns in the Municipality of Rayón

  1. Aguacate Pijuy (12 inhabitants)
  2. Anexo las Nubes (137 inhabitants)
  3. Carrizal (212 inhabitants)
  4. El Maná (8 inhabitants)
  5. El Mecatal (74 inhabitants)
  6. El Pinabeto (974 inhabitants)
  7. El Zapote (3 inhabitants)
  8. Flor de María (5 inhabitants)
  9. Flor de Ventana (- inhabitants)
  10. José Dolores López Domínguez (79 inhabitants)
  11. La Unión Nueva (169 inhabitants)
  12. Los Laureles (2 inhabitants)
  13. Nueva Esperanza (La Providencia) (9 inhabitants)
  14. Nueva Localidad Zoque (31 inhabitants)
  15. Rayón (6860 inhabitants)