Chicontepec de Tejeda

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Chicontepec de Tejeda
Municipality
Chicontepec de Tejeda is located in Mexico
Chicontepec de Tejeda
Chicontepec de Tejeda
Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 20°58′N 98°10′W / 20.967°N 98.167°W / 20.967; -98.167
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Government
 • Municipal President Manuel Francisco Martínez Martínez
Area
 • Total 978 km2 (378 sq mi)
Elevation 520 m (1,710 ft)
Highest elevation 800 m (2,600 ft)
Lowest elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 54 985
 • Density 58.7/km2 (152/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-7)
Postal code 92700
Area code(s) 746
Website http://www.chicontepec.gob.mx/

Chicontepec is a municipality in Veracruz, Mexico. It is located in the north of the State of Veracruz. It has a surface area of 978 km2. It is located at 20°58′N 98°10′W / 20.967°N 98.167°W / 20.967; -98.167.

The municipality of Chicontepec is delimited to the north by Tantoyuca and Ixcatepec, to the east by Temapache and Tepetzintla, to the south by Ixhuatlán de Madero, and to the west by Hidalgo.[1]

It produces principally maize, beans and orange.

In Chicontepec, in July takes place the celebration in honor to Santiago Apóstol Patron of the place.

The weather in Chicontepec is very warm all year with rains in summer.

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