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Tamiahua is located in Mexico
Location of Tamiahua within Mexico
Coordinates: 21°17′N 97°27′W / 21.283°N 97.450°W / 21.283; -97.450
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
 • Municipal President Francisco Lopez Diaz
 • Total 985.4 km2 (380.5 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-7)
Postal code 92560
Area code(s) 768
Website http://www.tamiahua.gob.mx/

Tamiahua is a municipality located in the north zone in the State of Veracruz. It has a surface of 985.4 km2. It is located at 21°17′N 97°27′W / 21.283°N 97.450°W / 21.283; -97.450. The name comes from the náhuatl. Tla-mia-hua-c; "In the flowers of maize of the land"; in huasteco, Tam-yan-ja; "Place of great waters".

Geographic Limits[edit]

The municipality of Tamiahua is delimited to the north by Ozuluama and Tampico Alto, to the east by Gulf of Mexico, to the south by Temapache and Tuxpam de Rodríguez Cano, to the west by Tamalín, Chinampa de Gorostiza, Naranjos Amatlán, Tancoco and Cerro Azul.[1] Its development has allowed the creation of 2 wharves, 2 piers and the municipality have established industries between which we find 2 medians. Emphasizing the industry of production of oyster.


It produces principally maize, beans, green chile and orange fruit


In Tamiahua , in July takes place the celebration in honor to Santiago Apostol, Patron of the town, and in December takes place the celebration in honor to Virgen de Guadalupe.


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


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