TYPICAL FOOD TEHUACÁN Tehuacán (from the Nahuatl "theo" = God, "hua" = possessive, "can" = place, ie "place of the gods") is a city, town and municipality located in the southeastern Mexican state of Puebla, located 130 km of the city of Puebla, 257 km from Mexico City and 321 km from Oaxaca City, at an altitude of 1,676 meters, semi-warm and semi-dry climate. The population according to the census of 2010 is 274.907 inhabitants.
SIGHTS OF TEHUACAN There are a variety of tourist areas in the region, both natural and cultural. Among its architectural attractions include The Cultural Complex and the Church of El Carmen ", the Cathedral of Tehuacan, San Francisco Church, the Calvary Temple, the church of St. Peter the Apostle (Ácoquiaco), the House of Culture and Tehuacan Valley Museum.Its natural attractions are the most important sources of GarciCrespo, Peñafiel, Balseca, irrigation and San Lorenzo Zapotitlán Botanic Garden, San Juan Raya and Lagunas de San Bernardino.An archaeological zone of interest is "La Mesa ", in Tehuacan Viejo.For tourists who like extreme sports, Tehuacán is an excellent area for mountain biking because of its topography. The best-known tracks for this sport are those of the lime and the Quarry. The city has been home to Mountain Bike competitions at the State and Regional.En recent years football has become very popular.
TEHUACAN ECONOMY Economial municipality's main economic activities are agriculture, livestock, industry, mining, tourism and trade.Agricultural town's major crops are corn, alfalfa, wheat, barley and coffee. More recently it has successfully planted sorghum due to high demand in the agricultural sector. Recent controlled investment in agriculture and high technology have made international level.AviculturaTehuacán is one of the poultry producing regions largest and most important in Mexico.Livestock rearing cattle, pigs and goats grazing. Beekeeping has also gained importance, with high quality products for local consumption and for export. Pigs and poultry are two of the strongest pillars of the economy of the region.Industrial Tehuacán industry is relatively diverse: clothing industry, shoe, food and beverages.MineríaLos main deposits in Tehuacan are coal, slate quarries, marble and granite.