Totutla

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Totutla
Municipality and town
Totutla is located in Mexico
Totutla
Totutla
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°13′N 96°58′W / 19.217°N 96.967°W / 19.217; -96.967Coordinates: 19°13′N 96°58′W / 19.217°N 96.967°W / 19.217; -96.967
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Area
 • Total 80.61 km2 (31.12 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 15,016
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Totutla is a municipality located in the south zone in the State of Veracruz, about 40 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 80.61 km2. It is located at 19°13′N 96°58′W / 19.217°N 96.967°W / 19.217; -96.967. The name comes from the language Náhuatl, Toto-tlan; that means “Among the birds".

Geographic Limits[edit]

The municipality of Totutla is bordered to the north by Tenampa, to the north-east by Tlacotepec de Mejía and to the south-west by Chiapas State.[1]

Agriculture[edit]

It produces principally maize, beans, caffe and sugarcane.

Celebrations[edit]

In Totutla , 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.

Weather[edit]

The weather in Totutla is cold and wet all year with rains in summer and autumn.

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