These maps locate Oaxaca in Mexico, present geographical relationships between Oaxaca City and its many surrounding crafts pueblos, and lay out the major streets of the city of Oaxaca.
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Oaxaca in Mexico

Oaxaca is a state located in southern Mexico, contiguous with the states of Chiapas to the east, Guerrero to the west and Puebla and Veracruz to the north. Visitors most often flock to Oaxaca City, the state capital in central Oaxaca and the Pacific coast resorts of Puerto Escondido and Huatulco.

Pueblos Surrounding Oaxaca City

Many crafts pueblos are easily accessible from Oaxaca City. This map helps the visitor locate the major attractions and can be consulted in combination with folk art itineraries described in the Visit Artists in their Home Studios section.

Oaxaca City

Many delights await the visitor to Oaxaca City, including inspiring historical museums and contemporary galleries, a wide spectrum of restaurants, outstanding folk art and jewelry shops, a sophisticated botanical garden, bookshops, and much more. This map will assist you in locating your many destinations.

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The PBS Peabody award winning documentary series "Craft in America" filmed portions of two excellent programs in Oaxaca, one -- "Neighbors" -- partially in collaboration with FOFA. These programs explore connections through craft between Mexico and the United States.

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Oaxacan Popular Arts in the New Millennium, Nurturing Young Artists

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