Ozuluama

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Ozuluama
(Formally: Ozuluama de Mascareñas)
City & municipal seat
Ozuluama is located in Mexico
Ozuluama
Ozuluama
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 21°40′0″N 97°51′0″W / 21.66667°N 97.85000°W / 21.66667; -97.85000Coordinates: 21°40′0″N 97°51′0″W / 21.66667°N 97.85000°W / 21.66667; -97.85000
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Municipality Ozuluama de Mascareñas
City status 6 September 1910
Elevation 150 m (490 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 3,439
Demonym Ozuluamense

Ozuluama (formally: Ozuluama de Mascareñas) is a city in the Mexican state of Veracruz. It is located in the state's Huasteca Alta region. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of Ozuluama de Mascareñas. It was given city status on 6 September 1910.

In the 2005 INEGI Census, the city of Ozuluama reported a total population of 3,439[1]

The name "Ozuluama" is Nahuatl in origin. The epithet "de Mascareñas" (awarded 20 August 1980) honours Colonel Francisco Esteban Mascareñas, who was born here and fought on the Liberal side in the Reform War.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ozuluama". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2 November 2008.