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Oaxtepec is a town within the municipality of Yautepec in the northern part of the Mexican state of Morelos. Its main industry is tourism, mostly aimed at the inhabitants of nearby Mexico City, and the town possesses various aquatic resorts and hotels. The climate is tropical and the countryside very lush. It has 78,000 inhabitants. During the XIX Olympiad in 1968, Oaxtepec was the venue and staging area for the World Youth Camp component of the Cultural Olympiad. Not every Olympic country sent delegates, but participants from the Bahamas, Belgium, Chile, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Guyana, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Norway, the United States, the United Kingdom and a dozen other nations filled a resort operated the rest of the time for Mexican government officials and their families. Evan Wilson, 28, of Baltimore, was the USA delegation's Chief of Mission and while at Oaxtepec signed the so-called Oaxtepec Declaration, which he also negotiated, on behalf of the United States. The Oaxtepec Declaration called for expanded participation by world youth in sport, dialog, and encampments aimed at building international peace, friendship, and understanding.


Oaxtepec in Mexico offers a unique experience to travellers. When planning a trip to Oaxtepec, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Mexico City. Mexico City, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Muse De Templo Mayor, Chapultepec Castle, Zocalo. A holiday in Oaxtepec can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Oaxtepec*

  • Pollution Statistics in Oaxtepec

    Know the pollution level of Oaxtepec before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 68.75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 56.25 (Moderate)
  • Oaxtepec: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Oaxtepec for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Oaxtepec.

    • Burglary and Theft 72.92 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 72.92 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 72.92 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 91.67 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 70.45 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 72.73 (High)
    • Drug offense 64.58 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.17 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 72.73 (High)
  • Living in Oaxtepec - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Oaxtepec is 137.39 (High)

    • Safety Index 30.52 (Low)
    • Climate Index 95.64 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 51.72 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 6 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 28.5 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.66 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 42.83 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Oaxtepec

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Oaxtepec

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 59.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.31 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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