|Municipality and town|
|• Total||40.04 km2 (15.46 sq mi)|
|Time zone||Central Standard Time (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)|
Santiago Sochiapan is a municipality located in the south of the Papaloapan zone in the central zone of the State of Veracruz, about 240 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 40.04 km2. It is located at . The name comes from the language Náhuatl, Xochi-apa-tlan; that means “Place with blue flowers".
Every May, a festival is held to celebrate Aposto Santiago, patron of the town and in December there is a festival held in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe.
The weather in Santiago Sochiapan is very cold and wet all year with rains in summer and autumn.
- "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Santiago Sochiapan" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-18. External link in
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