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.
Universidad Veracruzana (Spanish for University of Veracruz) a public autonomous university located in the Mexican state of Veracruz. Established in 1944, the university is one of the most important in the south-east region of México and has a good projection in all México. Its academic organization is a structure based on academic areas, schools, education programs and research institutes.
The Universidad de Xalapa is a university in the city of Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico. The institution was founded in 1992 by Carlos Garcia Hernandez as a response to the demand from youngsters with not much career options in the area. It is considered as the pioneer of the private universities in the city which now includes more than a dozen schools.