Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, Veracruz

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Ciudad Cuauhtémoc
City & municipal seat
Ciudad Cuauhtémoc is located in Mexico
Ciudad Cuauhtémoc
Ciudad Cuauhtémoc
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 22°11′0″N 97°50′0″W / 22.18333°N 97.83333°W / 22.18333; -97.83333
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Municipality Pueblo Viejo
Settled early 16th century
City status 1980
Government
 • Municipal President Tomás Castillo Rivera (AFV), 2008-10
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 8,950

Ciudad Cuauhtémoc is a city in the Huasteca Alta region of the Mexican state of Veracruz. It serves as the municipal seat of the surrounding Pueblo Viejo Municipality.

The name honours Cuauhtémoc (c. 1502–1525), last tlatoani of the Aztecs.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2005 INEGI Census, Ciudad Cuauhtémoc reported a total population of 8,950.[1]

History[edit]

The settlement was founded in the early years of the Conquest, in the early 16th century, by Fray Andrés de Olmos. It was given city status in 1980.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pueblo Viejo". Portal del Gobierno de Veracruz. Veracruz State Govt. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 4 November 2008. 
  2. ^ "Pueblo Viejo". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 4 November 2008. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 21°17′N 98°22′W / 21.283°N 98.367°W / 21.283; -98.367