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Mecatlán is located in Mexico
Location of Mecatlán within Mexico
Coordinates: 20°13′N 97°01′W / 20.217°N 97.017°W / 20.217; -97.017
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
 • Municipal President Miguel González Antonio
 • Total 48.5 km2 (18.7 sq mi)
 • Total 11 256
 • Density 232.08/km2 (601.1/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Website Official Website

Mecatlán is a Municipality in Veracruz, Mexico. It is located in the north zone of the State of Veracruz, about 327 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 48.53 km2. It is located at 20°13′N 97°41′W / 20.217°N 97.683°W / 20.217; -97.683.

The municipality of Mecatlán is delimited to the north by Coyutla, to the north-east by Chumatlan, to the north-west by Coahuitlan to the south-east by Coxquihui and to the south-west by Filomeno Mata.[1]

It produces principally maize and coffee.

In Mecatlán , in September takes place the celebration in honor to San Miguel Arcangel, Patron of the town.

The weather in Mecatlán is warm all year with rains in summer and autumn.


  1. ^ "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Mecatlán" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-10.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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