Soconusco, Veracruz

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Soconusco Municipality is a municipality located to the south-east of the State in the Plains of the Sotavento of Veracruz, about 275 kilometres (171 mi) from state capital Xalapa. It has an area of 94.59 square kilometres (36.52 sq mi). It is located at 17°58′N 94°53′W / 17.967°N 94.883°W / 17.967; -94.883.

Geographic Limits[edit]

Soconusco Municipality is delimited to the north by Soteapan Municipality and Chinameca Municipality to the east by Jaltipan de Morelos Municipality, to the south by Texistepec Municipality and Oluta Municipality and to the west by Acayucan Municipality.[1] It is watered by a creek and tributary creeks of the Chacalapa river, tributary of the Coatzacoalcos river.


It produces principally maize, beans, rice and orange fruit.


Every May in Soconusco there is a celebration in honor of Virgen de la Concepción, and in June there´s a celebration in honor of San Antonia de Padua and in July the biggest celebration is in honor of Santa Ana de mother of the virgin Mary does are the Patrons of the town, in April the 26 there´s a celebration almost like a tradition of choosing the pretties Young Lady of town a couple of them around five choose to participate in the contest to win the crown this is for La Reyna de La Sal (Queen of Pink Salt)and a couple of young males participate in the contest too for one of them to be the Ugly King(El Rey Feo) this all belongs to a tradition in the way of a small town in the outsides of Soconusco there´s Benito Juarez this small little town has a Well the water that comes from this Well is Salted and brown they boil the water for this to become Pink Salt and is rich in sodium and it helps to prevent Diabetes and other issues so as you can see Soconusco has a history it may be the unknown place but it has a great Personality, and in December there is a celebration in honor of Virgen de Guadalupe.


The weather in Soconusco Municipality is warm and wet all year with rains in summer and autumn.


  1. ^ "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Soconusco" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2009-06-15.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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