|Municipality and town|
|• Total||732.32 km2 (282.75 sq mi)|
|Time zone||Central Standard Time (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)|
The municipality was established on 15 March 1825. As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 12,423, of whom 7,173 spoke indigenous languages. The main towns are Monte Negro (population 1,876), Santiago Jocotepec, Rio Chiquito and San Antonio Las Palmas. The municipality covers an area of 732.32 km², and is on average 100 meters above sea level. The principal river is the Monte Negro.
- "SANTIAGO JOCOTEPEC". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2010-07-10.
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