Chicontepec de Tejeda

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Chicontepec de Tejeda
Chicontepec de Tejeda is located in Mexico
Chicontepec de Tejeda
Chicontepec de Tejeda
Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 20°58′N 98°10′W / 20.967°N 98.167°W / 20.967; -98.167
Country Mexico
StateVeracruz
Government
 • Municipal PresidentManuel Francisco Martínez Martínez
Area
 • Total978 km2 (378 sq mi)
Elevation
520 m (1,710 ft)
Highest elevation
800 m (2,600 ft)
Lowest elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total54 985
 • Density58.7/km2 (152/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Postal code
92700
Area code(s)746
Websitehttp://www.chicontepec.gob.mx/

Chicontepec is a municipality in Veracruz, Mexico. It is located in the north of the State of Veracruz. It has a surface area of 978 km2. It is located at 20°58′N 98°10′W / 20.967°N 98.167°W / 20.967; -98.167.

The municipality of Chicontepec is delimited to the north by Tantoyuca and Ixcatepec, to the east by Temapache and Tepetzintla, to the south by Ixhuatlán de Madero, and to the west by Hidalgo.[1]

It produces principally maize, beans and oranges.

The celebration in honor of Santiago Apóstol, Patron of Chicontepec, takes place in July.

The weather in Chicontepec is very warm all year with rain in summer.

Many inhabitants still speak the Nahuatl language and practice indigenous customs.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Chicontepec" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-05.
  2. ^ Abelardo de la Cruz. "The Value of El Costumbre and Christianity in the Discourse of Nahua Catechists from the Huasteca Region in Veracruz, Mexico, 1970s–2010s" (PDF). Academia.edu. Retrieved 22 July 2018.

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