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Tzeltal - Chiapas

Facts about Tzeltal

Location of Tzeltal

Tzeltal is located in the municipality of Chenalhó in the Mexican state of Chiapas with the GPS coordinates:
Longitude (dec): -92.476389
Latitude (dec): 16.935278

Height over sea level of Tzeltal

The locations medium height over sea level is 1200 meters.

Population in Tzeltal

The over all population of Tzeltal is 1530 persons, 765 of them are male and 765 of them are female.

Age distribution

The population of this place consists of 917 minors and 613 adults, with 51 of them being 60 years and older.

Indigenous population of Tzeltal

1456 inhabitants of the location Tzeltal in Mexico live in indigenous households. 1193 of the citizens 5 years and older, speak an indigenous language. The count of people who only speak an indigenous language without having knowledge of the Spanish language is 717 people, while 476 as well speak Spanish.

Social structure

A legal claim on health care and social insurance benefits have 1 citizens of Tzeltal.

Economic situation

In Tzeltal exist about 253 households.

Of these households 266 are common houses or apartments, 191 are without floor and about 19 consist of one room only.

224 of the normal households have sanitary installations, 237 are connected to the public water supply, 249 have access to electricity.

The economic situation allows 0 households to own a computer, 0 own a washing machine and 70 households are equipped with one ore more televisions.

School and education in Tzeltal

Besides the 410 analphabets aged 15 or older, about 145 minors between 6 and 14 are not visiting a school.

362 inhabitants of the population of 15 years and older did not visit a school and 338 persons did not finish the school. 8 visited only the 6 years lasting primary school, 0 visited and finished the college or similar scholar institutions.

A total of 11 aged 15 to 24 years visited a school, the medium time school is visited through the whole population is 3 years.

Map of Tzeltal

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