Teotitlan Del Valle Tourism, Mexico

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Teotitlán del Valle is a small village and municipality located in the Tlacolula District in the east of the Valles Centrales Region, 31 km from the city of Oaxaca in the foothills of the Sierra Juárez mountains. It is part of the Tlacolula Valley district. It is known for its textiles, especially rugs, which are woven on hand-operated looms, from wool obtained from local sheep and dyed mainly with local, natural dyes. They combine historical Zapotec designs with contemporary designs such as reproductions of famous artists' work. Artists take commissions and participate in tours of family-owned workshops. The name Teotitlán comes from Nahuatl and means "land of the gods." Its Zapotec name is Xaguixe, which means "at the foot of the mountain." Established in 1465, it was one of the first villages founded by Zapotec peoples in this area and retains its Zapotec culture and language.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Teotitlan Del Valle, Mexico. Explore Teotitlan Del Valle travel guide before you plan your trip here. When planning a trip to Teotitlan Del Valle, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Oaxaca De Juarez. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Oaxaca De Juarez for its bountiful attractions like Casa Oaxaca, Benito Juarez Market, Monte Alban on your trip to Teotitlan Del Valle. Popular vacation packages of Teotitlan Del Valle are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Teotitlan Del Valle*

  • Pollution Statistics in Teotitlan Del Valle

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    • Air Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 66.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Teotitlan Del Valle: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 28.13 (Low)
    • Attacks 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 22.22 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 77.78 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 5.56 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 3.57 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 38.89 (Low)
  • Living in Teotitlan Del Valle - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 76.19 (High)
    • Pollution Index 60.2 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 31.12 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.89 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 42.59 (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 Teotitlan Del Valle

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Teotitlan Del Valle

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.05 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.35 USD

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

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