Paso del Macho

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This name comes for the fact that in this place was necessary to move with mules or males for injured of the area.

Paso del Macho is a Municipality in Veracruz, Mexico. It is located in the montane central zone of the State of Veracruz, about 70 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 323.26 km2. It is located at 18°58′N 96°43′W / 18.967°N 96.717°W / 18.967; -96.717.

Geographic Limits[edit]

The municipality of Paso del Macho is delimited to the north by Zentla to the east by Carrillo Puerto to the south by Cuitláhuac, to the west by Atoyac and to the north-west by Tepatlaxco.[1] The municipality is located in the central zone of the State, its soil presents some irregularities without importance.


It produces principally maize, beans, sugarcane, coffee and mango.


In Pajapan , in November takes place the celebration in honor to San Martín, Patron of the town, and in November takes place the celebration in honor to Virgen de Guadalupe.


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


  1. ^ "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Paso del Macho" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-12.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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