Oaxaca is one of the 31 states along with the Federal District, comprise the 32 federative entities of Mexico.

Located south of the country, at the southwest end of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. It borders the states of Guerrero to the west, Puebla to the northwest, Veracruz to the north and east Chiapas. To the south has almost 600 km of coastline on the Pacific Ocean. For its size, is the country’s fifth largest state, occupying 4.8% of its total area. Has a rich multicultural composition where more than 16 ethnic groups.

Rich in history and culture, Oaxaca is a fascinating destination where converge ancient civilizations, colonial architecture and living traditions. Founded in 1529 as novohispana city, this land and Zapotec civilizations knew and even prehistoric settlements.

Here we share some of our destiny links with more information on what to do in this beautiful state.