El Arenal (Oaxaca)

We have collected many facts about the small village of El Arenal, as well as photos, maps or statistics.

So you will learn about this incredible town of 16 inhabitants of Oaxaca.

It was formerly known as Gushiguia.

The town of El Arenal is located in the Municipality of Tlalixtac de Cabrera (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 16 inhabitants. It is the most populated town in the position #11 of the whole municipality. El Arenal is at 1,568 meters of altitude.

This town has recently changed its name. It used to be known as Gushiguia. This town decided to change its name in the year 2019.

Data: In El Arenal, 13% 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.

To locate this beautiful town within the municipality, you must know that El Arenal is located at 2.1 kilometers (in direction Northeast) from the locality of Tlalixtac de Cabrera, which is the one that has more inhabitants within the municipality. Thanks to our webpage and the satellite map that you can locate at the bottom, you can see the position and visit the surroundings of El Arenal.

Where is El Arenal? How to get there? Map

How to get to the town of El Arenal 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 Arenal.

Enjoy spending hours looking at satellite images to find your home or remembering places in a village? We have obtained an updated satellite photo of El Arenal and at this link you will navigate through its streets.

The population of El Arenal (Oaxaca) is 16 inhabitants

Population data in El Arenal (Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Arenal: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Arenal:
Fertility rate (children per woman):1.43-
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:0.00%-%
Illiterate population:12.50%-%
Illiterate population (men):0.00%-%
Illiterate population (women):12.50%-%
Schooling level:9.6-
Schooling level (men):10.75-
Schooling level (women):8.29-
Indigenous culture data in El Arenal:
Percentage of indigenous population:37.50%-%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:25.00%-%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:6.25%-%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Arenal, 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 Tlalixtac de Cabrera (statistics, photos, maps, restaurants...) at this link.

Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in El Arenal:
Employed population over 12 years:87.50%-%
Employed population over 12 years (men):100.00%-%
Employed population over 12 years (women):75.00%-%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:5-
Homes with electricity:20.00%-%
Housing with piped water:0.00%-%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:20.00%-%
Dwellings with radio:40.00%-%
Housing with television:20.00%-%
Housing with refrigerator:0.00%-%
Housing with washing machine:20.00%-%
Housing with automobile:0.00%-%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%-%
Homes with landline telephone:20.00%-%
Dwellings with cellular phones:80.00%-%
Homes with Internet:20.00%-%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Arenal (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of El Arenal

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Other towns in the Municipality of Tlalixtac de Cabrera

  1. Presa El Estudiante (- inhabitants)
  2. El Tabaz (- inhabitants)
  3. Ex-Hacienda el Aranjuez (2 inhabitants)
  4. El Arenal (16 inhabitants)
  5. Justino Hernández (- inhabitants)
  6. Paraje Ojo de Agua (43 inhabitants)
  7. La Pequeña Trinidad (Los Tunillos) (- inhabitants)
  8. Paraje Camino del Remolino (26 inhabitants)
  9. Paraje La Ciénega Chiquita (33 inhabitants)
  10. Paraje Tierra Blanca (14 inhabitants)
  11. Piedra de Sombra (Piedra Meca) (29 inhabitants)
  12. Rincón de Analco (54 inhabitants)
  13. San Miguel (Ampliación Tercera Sección) (- inhabitants)
  14. Santa Catalina de Sena (275 inhabitants)
  15. Tlalixtac de Cabrera (11400 inhabitants)