We have collected many facts about the medium-sized town of Ocojala, as well as pictures, maps or statistics.

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The town of Ocojala belongs to the municipality of Chignahuapan (State of Puebla). There are 388 inhabitants and it is 2,602 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Ciudad de Chignahuapan is 22 minutes away by car (20 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #38 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Ocojala, 31% of the population over 12 years is single and 4% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

The town of Ocojala is located at 13.8 kilometers from Ciudad de Chignahuapan, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Southwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Ocojala.

#1 Where is Ocojala? How to go? Map

Map to know how to get to Ocojala (Puebla) by road and with geographical references of the surrounding towns. With the controls you can zoom in and out to the position of Ocojala, which has the following symbol Map marker


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#2 The population of Ocojala (Puebla) is 388 inhabitants

Population data in Ocojala
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Ocojala: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Ocojala:
Fertility rate (children per woman):3.137.65
Population coming from outside the State of Puebla:12.11%9.20%
Illiterate population:9.02%8.01%
Illiterate population (men):4.38%7.65%
Illiterate population (women):4.64%8.38%
Schooling level:7.185.60
Schooling level (men):7.35.57
Schooling level (women):7.065.62
Indigenous culture data in Ocojala:
Percentage of indigenous population:3.09%0.89%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:1.03%0.30%
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 Ocojala, 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 Ocojala:
Employed population over 12 years:45.88%31.45%
Employed population over 12 years (men):63.21%53.53%
Employed population over 12 years (women):28.72%8.98%
Number of inhabited private housings:116127
Homes with electricity:98.28%100.00%
Homes with piped water:96.55%4.40%
Homes with a toilet or sanitary facilities:50.00%98.90%
Homes with a radio:60.34%71.43%
Homes with a television:93.10%95.60%
Homes with a refrigerator:74.14%51.65%
Homes with a washing machine:49.14%29.67%
Homes with a car:35.34%29.67%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:3.45%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:6.03%9.89%
Homes with cell phones:84.48%16.48%
Homes with Internet:4.31%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Ocojala (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 Ocojala

With the satellite map of Ocojala 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 Ocojala.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Ocojala

Many people want to stay in the town of Ocojala 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 Ocojala

A weekend in Ocojala and looking for tourist attractions? Tourism in Ocojala and surroundings to find the best destinations.
Mountains in Ocojala for hiking and trails:
  • Cerro Viejo (2838 meters): 1.5 km walk (32 minutes), heading Southwest.
  • Cerro El Jabalí (2839 meters): 3.1 km walk (46 minutes), heading West.
  • Cerro Moxhuite (2687 meters): 3.4 km walk (67 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro Piedra Boluda (2785 meters): 4.8 km walk (64 minutes), heading Northwest.
Magical Towns near Ocojala to discover the Mexican culture:Other towns near Ocojala:This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions.

#6 Population pyramid of Ocojala (Puebla)

In Ocojala 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 Ocojala, 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 Ocojala
Data of the age pyramid of the town Ocojala (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)281341
Youth (6-14 years)313263
Adults (15-59 years)107118225
Elderly (60+ years)293059

#7 Pictures of Ocojala

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

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#8 The Postal Code of Ocojala (Puebla) is 73301

Are you going to send a letter to Ocojala? Do you have a friend in Ocojala and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of Ocojala consists of the following 5 digits: 73301. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of Ocojala ("73") correspond to the state code of Puebla, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

#9 Vote for Ocojala as the most beautiful town in Mexico

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Average Rating: 4.7/5
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#12 Other towns in the Municipality of Chignahuapan

  1. Almeya (Casa Blanca) (16 inhabitants)
  2. Buenavista (38 inhabitants)
  3. Cañada de Piedras (46 inhabitants)
  4. El Derramadero (6 inhabitants)
  5. El Fierro (- inhabitants)
  6. Ixtlahuaca Barrio (3226 inhabitants)
  7. La Melada (72 inhabitants)
  8. La Providencia (27 inhabitants)
  9. La Soledad (14 inhabitants)
  10. Las Chavelitas (4 inhabitants)
  11. Matlahuacales de Aquiles Serdán (1009 inhabitants)
  12. San Antonio Matlahuacales (1394 inhabitants)
  13. San Juan (27 inhabitants)
  14. Tecoloque (- inhabitants)
  15. Venta Ahumada (644 inhabitants)