Villa Aldama

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Villa Aldama
Municipality and town
Villa Aldama is located in Mexico
Villa Aldama
Villa Aldama
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°39′N 97°14′W / 19.650°N 97.233°W / 19.650; -97.233Coordinates: 19°39′N 97°14′W / 19.650°N 97.233°W / 19.650; -97.233
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Area
 • Total 78.96 km2 (30.49 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 9,573
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Villa Aldama is a municipality located in the central zone in the State of Veracruz, about 33 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 78.96 km2. It is located at 19°39′N 97°14′W / 19.650°N 97.233°W / 19.650; -97.233. The municipality takes this name in honor to Don Juan Aldama, who was one of the commanders of the Independence of Mexico.

Geography[edit]

The municipality of Villa Aldama is bordered to the north by Las Minas and Altotonga, to the east by Las Vigas and to the south by Perote State.[1]

Agriculture[edit]

It produces principally maize, beans, potato and faba bean.

Celebrations[edit]

Every July, a festival is held to celebrate Santiago Apostol, patron of the town and in December there is a festival held in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

Weather[edit]

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

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