El Refugio (Oaxaca)

Learn about tiny town of El Refugio through its pictures, maps and population statistics.

All the information about this town of 1 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of El Refugio (Oaxaca) belongs to the municipality of Candelaria Loxicha. There are 1 inhabitants and it is 1,290 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Mazunte is 60 minutes away by car (48 km). In the list of the most populated towns of the whole municipality, it is the number #75 of the ranking.

The Mexican census of 2010 decided to declare this community as uninhabited.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Do you want to locate the town of El Refugio? You can find it at 6.5 kilometers, in direction South, from the town of Candelaria Loxicha, which has the largest population within the municipality. To enjoy the town of El Refugio through the satelital imagery, in the bottom of the webpage you have an interactive map to know where it is.

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

Online map of El Refugio (Oaxaca) 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 Refugio (Oaxaca) is 1 inhabitants

Population data in El Refugio (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Refugio: Total   Men   Women

#3 Satellite photo of El Refugio

With the satellite map of El Refugio 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 Candelaria Loxicha. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of El Refugio.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near El Refugio

Do you want to stay in El Refugio? We don't have any hotel registered in this town, but you can check in this list of the closest accommodations to El Refugio:

#5 What to do in El Refugio

A weekend in El Refugio and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in El Refugio and surroundings to find the best destinations.
Las mejores montes de El Refugio para excursiones y actividades al aire libre:
  • Cerro Palma (1959 meters): 5.7 km walk (74 minutes), heading East.
  • Cerro El Perico (2049 meters): 6.9 km walk (102 minutes), heading West.
  • Cerro El Gavilán (2080 meters): 6.4 km walk (110 minutes), heading West.
  • Cerro El Venado (2183 meters): 7.9 km walk (118 minutes), heading Northeast.
Magical Towns to visit when in El Refugio:
  • Mazunte (Oaxaca): Don't miss "Punta Cometa", 60 km, heading South (48 minutes by car)
Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of El Refugio?:
  • Tierra Colorada (14 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the Northwest (1 minutes by car)
  • Pueblo Viejo (23 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the Southwest (2 minutes by car)
  • El Paraje (31 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Northwest (4 minutes by car)
  • Santiago la Galera (401 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Southeast (4 minutes by car)
  • Loma Canela (254 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Northeast (4 minutes by car)
This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Pictures of El Refugio

In order for you to enjoy nature around El Refugio, 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 Refugio, so you can even use it as a wallpaper to always remember this beautiful town.

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#9 Other towns in the Municipality of Candelaria Loxicha

  1. Arroyo Piedra Azulillo (79 inhabitants)
  2. Barrio La Esperanza (237 inhabitants)
  3. Barrio La Guadalupe (104 inhabitants)
  4. Barrio Nuevo (381 inhabitants)
  5. Cerro Cruz (184 inhabitants)
  6. Los Caulote (352 inhabitants)
  7. El Molino (175 inhabitants)
  8. El Venero (- inhabitants)
  9. Faustino Ruiz (95 inhabitants)
  10. Rancho San Pedro (7 inhabitants)
  11. San Agustín Río Culebra (104 inhabitants)
  12. San Isidro del Camino (260 inhabitants)
  13. San Lucas (162 inhabitants)
  14. Santiago la Galera (401 inhabitants)
  15. Taraguntín (- inhabitants)