Unión Tierra Tzotzil

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The town of Unión Tierra Tzotzil belongs to the municipality of El Bosque (State of Chiapas). There are 160 inhabitants and it is 1,415 meters altitude. The Magical Town of San Cristobal de las Casas is 63 minutes away by car (54 km). Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #23 in terms of number of inhabitants.

Last Update: 29.05.2024

Data: In Unión Tierra Tzotzil, there is a percentage of 100% of indigenous population and 39% of the households have a cell phone. Need more statistics on Unión Tierra Tzotzil? They are at the bottom of this page.

The town of Unión Tierra Tzotzil is located at 8.6 kilometers from El Bosque, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Northwest direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of Unión Tierra Tzotzil.

#1 Where is Unión Tierra Tzotzil? How to go? Map

Location map of Unión Tierra Tzotzil in Chiapas: Use the controls in the upper left area to zoom in (+) or out (-). This is a satellite photo centered in Unión Tierra Tzotzil, which is marked with the following symbol Map marker


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#2 The population of Unión Tierra Tzotzil (Chiapas) is 160 inhabitants

Population data in Unión Tierra Tzotzil
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in Unión Tierra Tzotzil: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in Unión Tierra Tzotzil:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.619.23
Population coming from outside the State of Chiapas:0.00%0.00%
Illiterate population:8.12%14.17%
Illiterate population (men):2.50%9.23%
Illiterate population (women):5.62%19.35%
Schooling level:6.824.96
Schooling level (men):7.265.44
Schooling level (women):6.364.46
Indigenous culture data in Unión Tierra Tzotzil:
Percentage of indigenous population:100.00%97.64%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:88.12%77.95%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:2.50%31.50%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of Unión Tierra Tzotzil, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Chiapas, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in Unión Tierra Tzotzil:
Employed population over 12 years:29.38%24.41%
Employed population over 12 years (men):59.21%44.62%
Employed population over 12 years (women):2.38%3.23%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:3324
Homes with electricity:100.00%100.00%
Housing with piped water:100.00%95.83%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:100.00%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:51.52%37.50%
Housing with television:84.85%45.83%
Housing with refrigerator:27.27%12.50%
Housing with washing machine:0.00%0.00%
Housing with automobile:6.06%0.00%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:0.00%0.00%
Homes with landline telephone:0.00%0.00%
Dwellings with cellular phones:39.39%0.00%
Homes with Internet:0.00%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in Unión Tierra Tzotzil (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Chiapas, and with the total for the country.

#3 Satellite photo of Unión Tierra Tzotzil

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#4 Hotels and Accommodation near Unión Tierra Tzotzil

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#5 What to do in Unión Tierra Tzotzil

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The best mountains in Unión Tierra Tzotzil for excursions and outdoor activities:
  • Cerro Cara Limpia (1457 meters): 3.2 km walk (53 minutes), heading East.
  • Cerro Altagracia (1606 meters): 4.4 km walk (57 minutes), heading Northeast.
  • Cerro El Mirador (1657 meters): 4.4 km walk (80 minutes), heading Northwest.
  • Caté (Pamalhuitz) (2303 meters): 6.4 km walk (83 minutes), heading Southwest.
Magical Towns near Unión Tierra Tzotzil to discover the Mexican culture:Are you looking for charming villages in the surroundings of Unión Tierra Tzotzil?
  • El Carrizal (641 inhabitants): Located 1 km to the West (2 minutes by car)
  • San Antonio (Los L�pez) (7 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the Southwest (2 minutes by car)
  • Sabinotic (340 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the East (2 minutes by car)
  • Nueva Esperanza (99 inhabitants): Located 2 km to the East (3 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 Unión Tierra Tzotzil (Chiapas)

In Unión Tierra Tzotzil 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 Unión Tierra Tzotzil, 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 Unión Tierra Tzotzil
Data of the age pyramid of the town Unión Tierra Tzotzil (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)101222
Youth (6-14 years)301747
Adults (15-59 years)414485
Elderly (60+ years)336

#7 Photos of Unión Tierra Tzotzil

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#11 Other towns in the Municipality of El Bosque

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  2. Carmen Guayabal (137 inhabitants)
  3. Chabajebal (694 inhabitants)
  4. Corazón de María (12 inhabitants)
  5. El Palmar (25 inhabitants)
  6. El Remolino (13 inhabitants)
  7. Los Ángeles (949 inhabitants)
  8. Nueva Esperanza (99 inhabitants)
  9. Plátanos (2671 inhabitants)
  10. Sabinotic (340 inhabitants)
  11. San Antonio el Triunfo (90 inhabitants)
  12. San Cayetano (1945 inhabitants)
  13. San Isidro Uno (4 inhabitants)
  14. San Miguel (450 inhabitants)
  15. Tierra Caliente (400 inhabitants)