domingo, 13 de marzo de 2011

TEHUACAN

TEHUACAN


Tehuacan is a privileged city location, is located in the southwestern part of the state of Puebla, its average altitude of 1640 meters, has an average temperature ranging between 18 th and 22 th C. The warm climate is semi dry, with little rain in summer, as a municipality, the 12 boards that privilege strengthen auxiliary springs, archaeological sites, biotic wealth, among other wonders that make it up. As the valley, gathers and uses the dynamics of other important towns that are developed throughout the territory. As a region is one of the poles with the greatest development potential in southeastern Puebla and northern Oaxaca, without neglecting her relationship with the state of Veracruz.The geographical conditions largely determine the type of vegetation and wildlife of the area. In this geographical area there are a variety of biodiversity that you find, samples transcendental phenomena of the earth there are (fósileras areas, streaks of onyx, salt water wells, animal footprints of prehistoric giant.) Endemic plants and animals (that exist only in this specific site from the ground) can be discovered during the journeys that you make certain types of globose cacti, mammals, insects, reptiles and birds are unique in Tehuacanera Region, is currently the Biosphere Reserve Tehuacán-Cuicatlán. 


Location


The town of Tehuacan is located in the valley of the same name. This valley is the eastby the Sierra de Zongolica, which is part of the Sierra Madre Oriental, and on the westby the mountains of Zapotitlan, which is part of the Sierra Mixteca. The northwestadjacent to the valley and south Tecamachalco Glen Oaxaca.Located in the southeastern part of the State of Puebla. Its geographic coordinates arethe parallels 18 ° 22 '6 and 18 ° 36' 12 north longitude and the meridian 97 ° 15 '24and 97 ° 37' 24 west longitude. Bordered on the north Tepanco Lopez, SantiagoMiahuatlán, Vicente Guerrero and Nicolas Bravo, east to Vicente Guerrero, SanAntonio Cañada and Ajalpan the south by San Gabriel Chilac, Zapotitlán, San AntonioTexcala and Altepexi; and west Zapotitlán, Atexcal San Martín, Juan N. Tepanco Mendez and Lopez.


MAIN ATTRACTIONS
THE CATHEDRAL Religious building dating from the eighteenth century, dedicated to the Virgen de la Concepción. Presents the characteristics of baroque and neoclassical architecture, and inside Herrera style prevails. Street 1 Street East and 2 nd Morelos 








































CHURCH AND CONVENT DEL CARMEN EX It was built as a private chapel in 1724 and went public in 1747. Observed inside the traditional Carmelite shields and the main altarpiece is neoclassical dedicated to the Virgen del Carmen. Calle 2 North East and Reform 




CITY HALL Nineteenth century and was known as the Upper House for its two plants. In 1855 it was converted into compound of municipal powers. Contains murals depicting daily life in the region, and its main historical passages. Rayon Street and East Street 1 Tehuacan Valley Museumt can see a sample of pre-Hispanic world cultural development in the region. One of the most notable attractions of the museum is the exhibition of ancient corn cobs.These findings, made by Richard McNeish between 1960 and 1963, revealed that in maize cultivation began in the Tehuacan Valley, 5000 years ago. For this reason, the area became one of the first Mesoamerican population centers on a large scale. Reforma Avenue North # 210 


CULTURAL COMPLEX THE CARMEN DE TEHUACÁN
Located in one of the leading cadres of the city, has beautiful gardens, exhibition halls, conference rooms, open forums, town archives, library, cafes, shops, outdoor exhibitions and museums. Reforma Avenue North, between 4 and 2 East






























MUSEUM OF MINERALOGY  Opened in 1998, one of the rooms on the ground floor of the former convent of the Carmen. It is unique in the amount and diversity of minerals that protects and is considered one of the best and most important museums of mineralogy in the world. It was created by Dr. Miguel Romero Sanchez, who spent part of his life to science and to collect valuable mineral components.Reforma Avenue North # 210


WATER HOUSE MUSEUM In this room you will appreciate the underground there deTehuacán regions, different types of rocks found on the planet and the best ways to tap water, using the methods of pre-Hispanic times. It also offers a series of photographs of the communities that suffer from a shortage of the vital liquid and more of the alternatives to tap water from seasonal rains.




SOURCE OF PEÑAFIEL Peñafiel caves were dug during the 1920 initiative of Don José María Garci-Crespo de la Vega, who created and founded "ManantialesTehuacán" in 1928. The tour begins in a beautiful cactus garden and inside is a mural painted by the master Desiderio HernándezXochitiotzin that deTehuacán relive history and mineral waters.In this gallery there are several springs, where water flows. One is the Splash, where visitors taste the mineral water that comes from VolcánCitlaltépetl. Jose Garci-Crespo Av # 2805 




SPRING GARCIA-CRESPO
Bottling company that offers two underground tunnels, where you can see the fourteen underground Tehuacan Valley and the beautiful spring. 
Puebla highway, km 117.5, Tehuacán










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