Ocotlan de morelos

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LA LENGUA EN OCOTLAN DE MORELOS

Ocotlán de Morelos es una ciudad y municipio en el estado de Oaxaca , a unos 35 km al sur del centro de la ciudad de Oaxaca por la carretera 175. It is part of theOcotlán District in the south of the Valles Centrales Region [ 1 ] [ 2 ] The area was a significant population center at the time of the Spanish Conquest , and for that reason an important Dominicanmonastery was established here in the 16th century. [ 3 ] The complex still exists, with the church still being used for worship and the cloister area used as a museum. [ 4 ] While mostly quiet, thecity is an important distribution and transportation center for the south of the Central Valleys region of Oaxaca, a function which is expected to be reinforced with the opening of new highway beingbuilt to connect the city of Oaxaca with the Pacific coast. [ 5 ] The city is known for artist Rodolfo Morales , who painted aspects of his hometown in his works and sponsored projects to save andrestore historic monuments here. [ 4 ] For generations the municipality has been known for its crafts, with the ceramics making Aguilar family producing some of the best known craftsmen. [ 6 ] Es parte deldistrito de Ocotlán , en el sur de la Región de Valles Centrales. El área era un centro importante de la población en el momento de la conquista española
El nombre es de Ocotlán náhuatl y significa"entre el ocote ] trees" with the appendage "de Morelos" added in honor of José María Morelos y Pavón . During the colonial period the area was known as Santo Domingo Ocotlán due to the Dominicanfriars who created a monastery here dedicated to Saint Dominic . The Zapotec name for the area is "Lachiroo" which means "large valley" although some Zapotecs in the Tlacolula area called it "Guelache"which means "plaza of the valley. [ 3 ]"con el apéndice" de Morelos ", añadió en honor de José María Morelos y Pavón . Durante el período colonial de la zona era conocida como Santo Domingo, debido a...
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