Xalapa-Enríquez, commonly Xalapa or Jalapa is the capital city of the Mexican state of Veracruz and the name of the surrounding municipality. In the year 2005 census the city reported a population of 387,879 and the municipality of which it serves as municipal seat reported a population of 413,136. The municipality has an area of 118.45 km². Xalapa lies near the geographic center of the state and is the second-largest city in the state after the city of Veracruz.
The municipality of Coatepec is found in the central region of the Mexican state of Veracruz. Its north latitude is 19° 27', west longitude is 96° 58', altitude of 1200.00 m, and surface of 255.81 km². It represents the 0.338% of the current state. The municipal seat and largest community of the municipality is also called Coatepec. The Mexican census of 2005 reported a population of 49,608 in the city, while the municipality had 79,787 inhabitants.
The city of Tlacotalpan is located in the eastern coastal region of the Mexican state of Veracruz. Although the area had been inhabited since pre-Columbian times, the modern-day settlement was founded as a river port on the banks of the Río Papaloapan in the mid-16th century. It serves as the municipal seat for the municipality of the same name.
Boca del Río is a city and municipality located in the center of the state of Veracruz, just south of the city and port of Veracruz, Mexico. It is a port in its own right, as well as the metropolitan area’s center for business travel and upscale hotels and restaurants. It contains two museums, one dedicated to Agustín Lara and the other is a military ship that has been converted into a museum.
Papantla is a city and municipality located in the north of the state of Veracruz, Mexico, in the Sierra Papanteca range and on the Gulf of Mexico. The city was founded in the 13th century by the Totonacs and has dominated the Totonacapan region of the state since then. This is the home of vanilla, which is native to this region, the Danza de los Voladores and the El Tajín archeological site, which was named a World Heritage Site.
Naolinco is a city in Veracruz, Mexico. It is named after Guadalupe Victoria, also known as Naolinco de Victoria. It is on Federal Highways 190 and 180. It has borders with Xalapa, Acatlán, Tepetlán, and Coacoatzintla. Naolinco is known for its leather-crafts.
Tlalixcoyan (pronounced Tlah-lees-koh-yan) is a municipality in Veracruz, Mexico. Tlalixcoyan is bordered by: Alvarado, Medellín, and Cotaxtla and is on Mexican Federal Highways 180 and 190. Lorenzo Barcelata, composer, was born in Tlalixcoyan, Veracruz, and he died in Mexico City from cholera. In Tlalixcoyan the main indigenous language is the Chinantec.
Fortín de las Flores is a city in the Mexican state of Veracruz. Fortín de las Flores is the municipal seat of Fortín municipality, which borders on the municipalities of Córdoba, Naranjal and Ixtaczoquitlán. It stands on Federal Highways 190 and 180 and the Mexico City to Veracruz railway. In the 2005 INEGI Census, the city reported a total population of 18,965, with 53,311 in the surrounding municipality.
Córdoba (founded in 1618) is a city and is the seat of the municipality of the same name in the Mexican state of Veracruz. The city is composed of 15 barrios, bounded to the north by Ixhuatlán del Café and Tomatlán, and in the south borders with Amatlán de los Reyes and Naranjal. The eastern area abuts Fortin de las Flores and Chocamán and in the western part with Amatlán de los Reyes.
Perote is a city and municipality in the Mexican state of Veracruz. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name, which borders on Las Vigas de Ramírez, Acajete, Xico and Tlalnelhuayocan, and the state of Puebla. It is on Federal Highways 180 and 190. Its climate is regular cold and dry with an annual average temperature of 12 Celsius. Perote's fortress of San Carlos once served as a prison. Guadalupe Victoria died there.
Huatusco is the better known name of "Huatusco de Chicuellar", a city in the Mexican state of Veracruz, on the Xalapa–Mexico City railroad. It is bordered by Calcahualco, the state of Puebla, Ixhuatlán del Café and Federal Highway 180.
Misantla is a city in the Mexican state of Veracruz, the administrative seats of the municipality of the same name. The municipality is bordered by Martínez de la Torre, Colipa and Papantla. Travelwise, Misantla is about 35 km (21 miles) from the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, however, there are not good reliable roads to the Coast. Misantla is located two hours North of Xalapa (the capital of the state) on Veracruz State Highway 65, a most scenic mountain route, well-paved.
Jalacingo is a city in the Mexican state of Veracruz, bordered by Tlapacoyan, Perote and Atzalán and on Federal Highways 180 & 190. It was founded by Gonzalo de Sandoval. In Jalacingo the main indigenous language is Nahuatl.
Atzalán is a city in the Mexican state of Veracruz, and the municipal seat of the municipality of the same name. It is located at Coordinates: 19°47′00″N 97°14′00″W / 19.783333°N 97.233333°W / 19.783333; -97.233333, some 45 km northwest of the state capital Xalapa.
Cosamaloapan is a municipality located in the plains of the Sotavento zone in the central zone of the State of Veracruz, about 240 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 323.26 km2. It is located at 18°22′N 95°48′W / 18.367°N 95.8°W / 18.367; -95.8. The poet Manuel Carpio was born in Cosamaloapan. Cosamaloapan serves as the municipal seat of the municipality of Cosamaloapan de Carpio, which was so renamed in honour of its most famous son in 1918.
Orizaba is a city and municipality in the Mexican state of Veracruz. It is located 20 km west of its sister city Córdoba, and is adjacent to Río Blanco and Ixtaczoquitlán, on Federal Highways 180 and 190. The city had a 2005 census population of 117,273 and is almost coextensive with its small municipality, with only a few small areas outside the city. The municipality's population was 117,289 and it has an area of 27.97 km² (10.799 sq mi).
Ixtaczoquitlán is a city in the Mexican state of Veracruz. It is located 2 km. from Orizaba. It is close to the Fortín–Orizaba railroad and stands on Federal Highways 180 & 190.. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name. It is located between the Orizaba-Córdoba region and is contiguous with these two as well as with the municipality of Fortín.
Teocelo is a city in the Mexican state of Veracruz, located to 20 km from Jalapa-Enríquez on Federal Highway 180. It is bordered by: Ixhuacán, Xico, and Coatepec. The coffee of Teocelo is one of the better coffees produced in Mexico. Teocelo has a permanent program for recycling urban residues. Surrounded by breathtakingly beautiful mountainous terrain, the area has been featured in a number of popular American films.
Tres Valles, Veracruz is a city, and the surrounding municipality, in the Mexican state of Veracruz. Tres Valles is located 2 km from Cosamaloapan on Federal Highway 175 and 2 km from the railroad that connects Cosamaloapan to Mexico City. Tres Valles is famous for its church of Nuestra Señora de la Parroquia. Tres Valles offers very tasty cuisine. Seafood is a staple naming the shrimp cocktail being very delectable.
Coatzacoalcos is a major port city in the southern part of the Mexican state of Veracruz, on the Coatzacoalcos River. Coatzacoalcos comes from an indigenous word meaning "Site of the Snake" or "Where the snake hides". The city serves as the municipal seat of the municipality of the same name. The city is located at 18°09′N 94°26′W / 18.15°N 94.433°W / 18.15; -94.433. It is connected by road and rail to the Pacific Ocean about 160 km away.
Paso de Ovejas is a city in the Mexican state of Veracruz. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name. Paso de Ovejas is bordered by La Antigua, Veracruz, and Puente Nacional. It is on the railroad and on Federal Highways 180 and 190. José Cardel Murrieta was born in Paso de Ovejas and died in Mexico City. Some UFO sightings and alleged chupacabra attacks were reported from this area in early 2002.
This article is about the city in Mexico. See Alvarado (disambiguation) for other uses. Alvarado is a city in the Mexican state of Veracruz. The city also serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name. It is located 64 km from the city of Veracruz, Veracruz, on Federal Highways 180 and 125. Alvarado is bordered by Boca del Río, Tlalixcoyan, Medellín, Ignacio de la Llave, Ciudad Lerdo de Tejada, Tlacotalpan and Acula. It is 10m above sea level.