Soconusco, Veracruz

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For the region in Chiapas, see Soconusco.

Soconusco is a municipality located to the south-east of the State in the Plains of the Sotavento of Veracruz, about 275 kilometres (171 mi) from state capital Xalapa. It has an area of 94.59 square kilometres (36.52 sq mi). It is located at 17°58′N 94°53′W / 17.967°N 94.883°W / 17.967; -94.883.

Geographic Limits[edit]

The municipality of Soconusco is delimited to the north by Soteapan and Chinameca to the east by Jaltipan de Morelos, to the south by Texistepec and Oluta and to the west by Acayucan.[1] It is watered by a creek and tributary creeks of the Chacalapa river, tributary of the Coatzacoalcos river.


It produces principally maize, beans, rice and orange fruit.


Every May in Soconusco there is a celebration in honor of Virgen de la Concepción, Patron of the town, and in December there is a celebration in honor of Virgen de Guadalupe.


The weather in Soconusco is warm and wet all year with rains in summer and autumn.


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