Cuichapa is located in central zone of the State of Veracruz, about 90 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 69.92 km2. It is located at . The municipality of Cuichapa is delimited to the north by Yanga, to the north-west by Amatlán de los Reyes, to the south by Omealca, and to the west by Coetzala.
The weather in Cuichapa is warm-medium all year with rains in summer and autumn.
The Patron of the town is San Isidro Labrador, who is honored with a celebration in May.
- "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Cuichapa" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-08.