Chontla

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Chontla
Municipality
Coat of arms of Chontla
Coat of arms
Chontla is located in Mexico
Chontla
Chontla
Location of Chontla within Mexico
Coordinates: 21°18′N 97°55′W / 21.300°N 97.917°W / 21.300; -97.917
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Government
 • Municipal President Pedro Macario González Pérez
Area
 • Total 361.09 km2 (139.42 sq mi)
Highest elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population
 • Total 14 549
 • Density 20.29/km2 (52.6/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-7)
Postal code 92200
Area code(s) 785
Website http://www.chontla.gob.mx/

Chontla in Veracruz, Mexico. It is located in the north of the State of Veracruz, about 220 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 361.09 km2. It is located at 21°18′N 97°55′W / 21.300°N 97.917°W / 21.300; -97.917.

The municipality of Chontla is delimited to the west by Tantoyuca, to the south by Ixcatepec and Tepetzintla, to the east by Citlaltepec and Ozuluama.[1]

It produces principally maize, beans and chili pepper.

In Chontla, in November takes place the celebration in honor to Santa Catarina.

The weather in Chontla is extremely warm all year with rains in summer.

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