Oaxaca

Mexico Courthouses / Oaxaca
514M04

Oaxaca is derived from the Aztec settlement of Huaxyacas, meaning “place of gourds”.

 Oaxaca comes from the Nahuatl word “Huaxaco” which means “in the nose of the squash”.

 

Created:  December 21, 1823

State Capital: 

Oaxaca     1823 – present

 

Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno) – Oaxaca

 

Location:  P

Built:  1

Style:  Spanish Colonial

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unkown

 

Description:  The building faces

 

Legislative Palace (Palacio Legislativo) - Oaxaca

 

531m04

 

Location:  B

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces

 

Justice Palace (Palacio de Justicia) - Oaxaca

 

529m04

 

Location:  B

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces

 

States: 

N – Morelos, Puebla and Veracruz

E – Veracruz and Chiapas 

S – Chiapas and Pacific Ocean

W – Pacific Ocean and Guerrero

 

 

 

515m04

Government Palace

 

 

556m04

 

 

559m04

 

 

516m04

 

 

532m04

Legislative Palace

 

 

533m04

 

 

530m04

Justice Palace

Photos taken 2004