El Moral (Michoacán)

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So you will learn about this incredible town of 104 inhabitants of Michoacán de Ocampo.

The town of El Moral (Michoacán) belongs to the municipality of Cotija. There are 104 inhabitants and it is 1,640 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Cotija de la Paz is 18 minutes away by car (14 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #19 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In El Moral, 100% of the inhabitants are catholic and 89% of the housings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of El Moral is located at 8.6 kilometers from Cotija de la Paz, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the South direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Moral.

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

How to get to the town of El Moral in Michoacán de Ocampo? 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 Moral.


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#2 The population of El Moral (Michoacán de Ocampo) is 104 inhabitants

Population data in El Moral (Michoacán)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Moral: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Moral:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.9217.78
Population coming from outside the State of Michoacán de Ocampo:9.62%5.05%
Illiterate population:20.19%17.17%
Illiterate population (men):10.58%17.78%
Illiterate population (women):9.62%16.67%
Schooling level:3.493.46
Schooling level (men):2.552.39
Schooling level (women):4.164.42
Indigenous culture data in El Moral:
Percentage of indigenous population:0.00%0.00%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:0.00%0.00%
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 Moral, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Michoacán de Ocampo, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and housing data in El Moral:
Employed population over 12 years:33.65%29.29%
Employed population over 12 years (men):55.32%53.33%
Employed population over 12 years (women):15.79%9.26%
Number of inhabited private housings:3548
Homes with electricity:100.00%96.30%
Homes with piped water:100.00%66.67%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:97.14%92.59%
Homes with a radio:62.86%70.37%
Homes with a television:97.14%88.89%
Homes with a refrigerator:97.14%92.59%
Homes with a washing machine:88.57%81.48%
Homes with a car:85.71%81.48%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%3.70%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%25.93%
Homes with cell phones:68.57%33.33%
Homes with Internet:2.86%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Moral (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Michoacán de Ocampo, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of El Moral

With the satellite map of El Moral 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 Cotija. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of El Moral.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Moral

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

A weekend in El Moral and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in El Moral and surroundings to find the best destinations.
Las mejores montes de El Moral para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • Cerro La Cal (2056 meters): 3.5 km walk (58 minutes), heading East.
  • Loma Las Borregas (1974 meters): 4.6 km walk (95 minutes), heading Southwest.
  • Cerro El Chilillo (1982 meters): 5.9 km walk (90 minutes), heading Southwest.
  • Cerro El Jabalí (1914 meters): 6.3 km walk (118 minutes), heading Southwest.
Magical Towns to visit when in El Moral:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of El Moral?:
  • El Cerrito (22 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the Northwest (1 minutes by car)
  • El Limón de Carranza (El Limón) (61 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Southwest (3 minutes by car)
  • La Atarjea (40 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the East (4 minutes by car)
  • El Quiringual (154 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the Northwest (6 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 Moral (Michoacán de Ocampo)

In El Moral 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 Moral, 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 Moral
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Moral (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)4610
Youth (6-14 years)91019
Adults (15-59 years)342256
Elderly (60+ years)10919

#7 Pictures of El Moral

In order for you to enjoy nature around El Moral, we have compiled a collection of sightseeing and monument pictures of the town and its surroundings. Access a completely free online image gallery of El Moral, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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#8 The Postal Code of El Moral (Michoacán de Ocampo) is 59944

Are you going to send a letter to El Moral? Do you have a friend in El Moral and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Moral consists of the following 5 digits: 59944. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Moral ("59") correspond to the state code of Michoacán de Ocampo, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

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#12 Other towns in the Municipality of Cotija

  1. Coameo Grande (Coameo de San Lorenzo) (111 inhabitants)
  2. El Carrizal (5 inhabitants)
  3. El Herrero (- inhabitants)
  4. El Lobo (274 inhabitants)
  5. El Moral (104 inhabitants)
  6. El Paso (273 inhabitants)
  7. El Potrero de Adentro (28 inhabitants)
  8. El Sillete (- inhabitants)
  9. La Mesa del Salate (17 inhabitants)
  10. Lorenzo (1 inhabitants)
  11. Los Ojos de Agua (9 inhabitants)
  12. Los Tordillos (- inhabitants)
  13. Plan del Cerro (La Playa) (101 inhabitants)
  14. Varal de las Flores (56 inhabitants)
  15. Vista Hermosa (403 inhabitants)