La Melada (Puebla)

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The town of La Melada (Puebla) belongs to the municipality of Chignahuapan. There are 72 inhabitants and it is 2,572 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Ciudad de Chignahuapan is 28 minutes away by car (27 km). It is the most populated town in the position #92 of the whole municipality.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In La Melada, 25% of individuals have completed secondary education and 5% of households have a personal computer, laptop or tablet. More interesting data at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town inside the municipality, you must know that La Melada is located at 18.2 kilometers (in direction West) from the locality of Ciudad de Chignahuapan, 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 La Melada.

#1 Where is La Melada? How to go? Map

Online map of La Melada (Puebla) 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 La Melada (Puebla) is 72 inhabitants

Population data in La Melada (Puebla)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in La Melada: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in La Melada:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.9630.43
Population coming from outside the State of Puebla:18.06%9.76%
Illiterate population:12.50%26.83%
Illiterate population (men):8.33%30.43%
Illiterate population (women):4.17%22.22%
Schooling level:5.563.63
Schooling level (men):5.223.18
Schooling level (women):6.044.13
Indigenous culture data in La Melada:
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 La Melada, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Puebla, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and housing data in La Melada:
Employed population over 12 years:63.89%29.27%
Employed population over 12 years (men):76.19%47.83%
Employed population over 12 years (women):46.67%5.56%
Number of inhabited private housings:2118
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Homes with piped water:90.48%100.00%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:47.62%75.00%
Homes with a radio:38.10%50.00%
Homes with a television:76.19%83.33%
Homes with a refrigerator:47.62%8.33%
Homes with a washing machine:28.57%16.67%
Homes with a car:66.67%33.33%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:4.76%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:23.81%8.33%
Homes with cell phones:61.90%33.33%
Homes with Internet:28.57%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in La Melada (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Puebla, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of La Melada

With the satellite map of La Melada 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 Chignahuapan. You can search free satellite map (2024) of La Melada.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near La Melada

Many people want to stay in the town of La Melada 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 La Melada

A weekend in La Melada and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in La Melada and surroundings to find the best destinations.
Mountains in La Melada for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro El Tecajete (2672 meters): 0.9 km walk (12 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Mesa Loma Larga (2607 meters): 2.2 km walk (32 minutes), heading East.
  • Cerro El Mirador (2821 meters): 2.3 km walk (37 minutes), heading South.
  • Cerro Blanco (2559 meters): 3.5 km walk (62 minutes), heading East.
Magical Towns to visit when in La Melada:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of La Melada?:
  • Los Puentes Cuates (26 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the North (2 minutes by car)
  • San Luis del Valle (448 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Southeast (5 minutes by car)
  • El Manzano (18 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the South (5 minutes by car)
  • Cerro Blanco (20 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the Southeast (4 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 La Melada (Puebla)

In La Melada 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 La Melada, 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 La Melada
Data of the age pyramid of the town La Melada (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)145
Youth (6-14 years)426
Adults (15-59 years)172744
Elderly (60+ years)8917

#7 Pictures of La Melada

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

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  11. Rincón Verde (11 inhabitants)
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  13. San Isidro Coliuca (284 inhabitants)
  14. San José de las Delicias (1 inhabitants)
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