Acayucan (municipality)

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Acayucan
Municipality
Acayucan is located in Mexico
Acayucan
Acayucan
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°56′32″N 94°54′37″W / 17.94222°N 94.91028°W / 17.94222; -94.91028Coordinates: 17°56′32″N 94°54′37″W / 17.94222°N 94.91028°W / 17.94222; -94.91028
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Municipal seat Acayucan
Municipality created 1824
Area
 • Total 724.65 km2 (279.79 sq mi)
Elevation 100 m (300 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 79,429
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • Municipal seat 49,945
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-7)
Demonym Acayuqueño
Climate Aw
Website www.acayucan.gob.mx

Acayucan Municipality is one of the 212 municipalities of the Mexican state of Veracruz. It is located in the state's southeast, in the Olmeca region. The municipal seat is the city of Acayucan, Veracruz. It covers a total of 724.65 km² (279.79 sq mi).

At the 2005 INEGI Census, the municipality reported a population of 79,459, of whom 49,945 lived in the municipal seat.[1] Of the municipality's population, 3,655 (5.22%) spoke an indigenous language, primarily Popoluca, followed in numbers by Zapotec.

In addition to the seat, the municipality's largest other communities are Corral Nuevo and Dehesa.

In 2005–07, the municipal president (mayor) of Acayucan was Fabiola Vázquez Saút of the PAN, a daughter of the slain cacique (local baron) Cirilo Vázquez.[2]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Acayucan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 26.7
(80.1)
27.7
(81.9)
31
(87.8)
33.4
(92.1)
34.5
(94.1)
33
(91)
31.2
(88.2)
31.6
(88.9)
31
(88)
29.7
(85.5)
28.2
(82.8)
27
(81)
30.4
(86.7)
Average low °C (°F) 17.9
(64.2)
17.7
(63.9)
19.9
(67.8)
22.1
(71.8)
23.5
(74.3)
23.4
(74.1)
22.9
(73.2)
23.2
(73.8)
23.2
(73.8)
22
(71.6)
20.3
(68.5)
19
(66)
21.3
(70.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 46
(1.8)
41
(1.6)
30
(1)
28
(1.1)
58
(2.3)
257
(10.1)
328
(12.9)
310
(12.2)
343
(13.5)
216
(8.5)
99
(3.9)
69
(2.7)
1,819
(71.6)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

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