Úrsulo Galván

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Úrsulo Galvan
Municipality and town
Úrsulo Galvan is located in Mexico
Úrsulo Galvan
Úrsulo Galvan
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°24′N 96°18′W / 19.400°N 96.300°W / 19.400; -96.300Coordinates: 19°24′N 96°18′W / 19.400°N 96.300°W / 19.400; -96.300
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Area
 • Total 123.92 km2 (47.85 sq mi)
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 29,005
 • Density 230/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Úrsulo Galvan is a municipality located in the south zone in the State of Veracruz, about 76 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 123.92 km2. The name of this municipality is in honor of a historical character who was a social fighter for the rural class.

Geographic Limits[edit]

The municipality of Úrsulo Galvan is bordered to the north by Actopan, to the east by Gulf of Mexico and to the south by Puente Nacional.[1]

Agriculture[edit]

It produces principally maize, beans, watermelon, sugarcane, rice and green chile.

Celebrations[edit]

In November there is a celebration in honor of San Carlos, patron of the town, and in December that in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

Weather[edit]

The weather in Úrsulo Galvan is hot and wet all year with rains in summer and autumn.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Úrsulo Galvan". veracruz.gob.mx (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 

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