Santiago Tuxtla (municipality)

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Santiago Tuxtla
Municipality
Santiago Tuxtla is located in Mexico
Santiago Tuxtla
Santiago Tuxtla
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 18°28′0″N 95°15′0″W / 18.46667°N 95.25000°W / 18.46667; -95.25000
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Municipal seat Santiago Tuxtla

The municipality of Santiago Tuxtla, in the Mexican state of Veracruz, was founded in 1524.

The municipality has approximately 51,000 inhabitants (2000 census) and occupies the northwestern slope of Volcano San Martin to the Rio San Juan. Its municipal seat is the city of Santiago Tuxtla.

It is part of the Sierra de Los Tuxtlas, and also includes a small section the Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve.

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Coordinates: 18°28′N 95°18′W / 18.467°N 95.300°W / 18.467; -95.300