Ixhuatlán del Sureste

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Ixhuatlán del Sureste
Municipality
Ixhuatlán del Sureste is located in Mexico
Ixhuatlán del Sureste
Ixhuatlán del Sureste
Location of Ixhuatlán del Sureste in Mexico
Coordinates: 18°01′01″N 94°22′48″W / 18.017°N 94.38°W / 18.017; -94.38Coordinates: 18°01′01″N 94°22′48″W / 18.017°N 94.38°W / 18.017; -94.38
Country Mexico
State Veracruz
Established 1831
Government
 • Municipal president Samuel Hernandez Cruz
Area
 • Total 276.37 km2 (106.71 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 14,015
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Website ixhuatlandelsureste.gob.mx

Ixhuatlán del Sureste is a municipality of Veracruz, Mexico. It is located in south-east zone of Veracruz, about 320 km (200 mi) from Xalapa, the state capital. The total area of the municipality is 276.37 km2 (106.71 sq mi).

The municipality is delimited to the north by Coatzacoalcos, to the east and south by Moloacán, to the south-west by Minatitlán.[1]

The weather tends to be warm year-round with rains in summer and autumn. The chief agricultural products are maize, beans, rice and oranges.

In August there is a celebration in honor of Saint Christopher, the town's patron saint.

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