San Cristóbal (Hidalgo)

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The town of San Cristóbal (Hidalgo) belongs to the municipality of Cardonal. There are 374 inhabitants and it is 1,891 meters altitude. The Magical Town of Metztitlán is 39 minutes away by car (39 km). It is the most populated town in the position #17 of the whole municipality.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In San Cristóbal, 33% of the population over 12 years is single and 84% of the households have Internet connection. More statistics at the bottom of this page.

To locate this beautiful town inside the municipality, you must know that San Cristóbal is located at 12.3 kilometers (in direction East) from the locality of El Bingú, which is the one that has more inhabitants inside the municipality. Also, from the capital of the municipality (Cardonal) it is at 14.8 kilometers in direction East. With our webpage and with our satelital map that you can find below, you can know where is and visit the surroundings of San Cristóbal.

#1 Where is San Cristóbal? How to go? Map

What is the route to get to San Cristóbal (Hidalgo)? Find out on this map the access to this town. With the zoom controls you can zoom in and out to the icon Map marker


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#2 The population of San Cristóbal (Hidalgo) is 374 inhabitants

Population data in San Cristóbal (Hidalgo)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in San Cristóbal: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in San Cristóbal:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.326.54
Population coming from outside the State of Hidalgo:6.68%7.28%
Illiterate population:4.81%7.59%
Illiterate population (men):1.87%6.54%
Illiterate population (women):2.94%8.59%
Schooling level:8.647.11
Schooling level (men):8.937.30
Schooling level (women):8.386.93
Indigenous culture data in San Cristóbal:
Percentage of indigenous population:31.55%38.92%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:9.63%16.14%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.27%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of San Cristóbal, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Hidalgo, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in San Cristóbal:
Employed population over 12 years:37.17%32.28%
Employed population over 12 years (men):52.54%53.59%
Employed population over 12 years (women):23.35%12.27%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:8066
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%60.32%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:100.00%98.41%
Dwellings with radio:77.50%95.24%
Housing with television:93.75%98.41%
Housing with refrigerator:98.75%98.41%
Housing with washing machine:87.50%82.54%
Housing with automobile:85.00%84.13%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:53.75%28.57%
Homes with landline telephone:5.00%7.94%
Dwellings with cellular phones:92.50%60.32%
Homes with Internet:83.75%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in San Cristóbal (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Hidalgo, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of San Cristóbal

Amazing satellite GPS maps of San Cristóbal, to see from space this beautiful village, as well as the surroundings of the municipality of Cardonal. Get free live access to satellite views of 2024 of San Cristóbal.

#4 Hotels and Accommodation near San Cristóbal

It seems that there are no accommodations in the town of San Cristóbal, but we have a record of the closest hotels and motels to San Cristóbal so you can contact them.:

#5 What to do in San Cristóbal

Are you visiting and don't know what to do in San Cristóbal? The list of the best places to visit in San Cristóbal and nearby locations.
The best mountains in San Cristóbal for excursions and outdoor activities:
  • Cerro Grande (2325 meters): 3.0 km walk (47 minutes), heading North.
  • Cerro Corona (2082 meters): 4.5 km walk (82 minutes), heading North.
  • Cerro Posa Blanca (2022 meters): 5.6 km walk (105 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro El Sapo (1901 meters): 7.1 km walk (142 minutes), heading Southeast.
Magical Towns to visit when in San Cristóbal:Other towns near San Cristóbal:
  • El Manchado (89 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Northwest (3 minutes by car)
  • El Pájaro (39 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the Southeast (3 minutes by car)
  • Agua Nueva (130 inhabitants): Located 3 km to the Northeast (3 minutes by car)
  • Molanguito (81 inhabitants): Located 4 km to the Northeast (5 minutes by car)
This information is based on geographical data. Distances may vary depending on terrain, driving style or walking conditions..

#6 Photos of San Cristóbal

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

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#7 The Postal Code of San Cristóbal (Hidalgo) is 42374

Are you going to send a letter to San Cristóbal? Do you have a friend in San Cristóbal and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of San Cristóbal consists of the following 5 digits: 42374. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of San Cristóbal ("42") correspond to the state code of Hidalgo, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

#8 Vote for San Cristóbal as the most beautiful town in Mexico

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Average Rating: 5.0/5
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