EL NORTE is a free monthly publication in Spanish, which provides emphasis on local news for the Hispanic Community and in around the Austin & San Antonio areas. The Hispanic Community is the nations fastest growing ethnic group in this country. According to the 2000 Census, this population grew very fast and now they are almost 50 millions of Hispanics in the United States of America. EL NORTE is designed by experienced writers and journalists to create a high quality newspaper for the Hispanic Community.EL NORTE is distributed throughout the greater Austin, San Antonio & Temple areas, including Pflugerville, Round Rock, Hutto, Taylor, Oak Hill, San Marcos, Buda, Kyle, Del Valle, Elgin, Manor, Lockhart, Bastrop, Georgetown, Cedar Park, Leander, Marble Falls, Granite Shoals & New Braunfels, Texas. EL NORTE distributes 25,000 issues to over 1,000 locations. EL NORTE has 5:1 ration, which equates to approximately 125,000 readers.El Norte de Austin is in the Austin, TX DMA. El Norte de Austin offers ROP and insert advertising opportunities in its Sunday circulation. Echo Media has direct relationships with over 7,500 newspapers providing tremendous local coverage.