Place:Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico


NameSalina Cruz
Coordinates16.183°N 95.2°W
Located inOaxaca, Mexico
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Salina Cruz is a major seaport on the Pacific coast of the Mexican state of Oaxaca. It is the state's third-largest city and is the municipal seat of the municipality of the same name. It is part of the Tehuantepec District in the west of the Istmo Region. The city had a 2005 census population of 71,314, while its municipality, with an area of had a population of 76,219, the state's fourth-largest municipality in population.

The port was developed in the late 19th century due to its location at the southern terminus of the Ferrocarril Transístmico, which carried freight across the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.

Research Tips

This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Salina Cruz. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.