Rafael Delgado

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For the Mexican author see Rafael Delgado (author)

Rafael Delgado is a municipality located in the montane central zone of the State of Veracruz, about 140 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 39.48 km2.

In 1831 the village of San Juan of the Rio constituted a municipality. Into Decree of November 5, 1932 the municipality of San Juan of the Rio and the head-board they change its name to that of Rafael Delgado, in honor of the notable writer native of Cordoba.

Geographic Limits[edit]

The municipality of Rafael Delgado is delimited to the north by Orizaba and Ixmatlahuacan to the east by Ixtaczoquitlán, to the south by San Andrés Tenejapan, Tlilapan and Nogales and to the west by Río Blanco.[1] It is watered by the Río Blanco river.


It produces principally maize, sugarcane and coffee.


In Rafael Delgado , in June takes place the celebration in honor to San Juan de la Concepción, Patron of the town, and in December takes place the celebration in honor to Virgen de Guadalupe.

Also in " Rafael Delgado" they celebrate December 7 in Honor of Rafael's Birthday


The weather in Rafael Delgado is cold and wet all year with rains in summer and autumn.


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

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Coordinates: 18°49′N 97°04′W / 18.817°N 97.067°W / 18.817; -97.067