Tantoyuca (municipality)

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Tantoyuca
Municipality
Tantoyuca is located in Mexico
Tantoyuca
Tantoyuca
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 21°21′0″N 98°14′0″W / 21.35000°N 98.23333°W / 21.35000; -98.23333Coordinates: 21°21′0″N 98°14′0″W / 21.35000°N 98.23333°W / 21.35000; -98.23333
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Municipal seat Tantoyuca
Government
 • Municipal President Joaquín Rosendo Guzmán Avilés (PAN), 2011-13
Area
 • Total 1,205.84 km2 (465.58 sq mi)
Elevation 140 m (460 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 97,949
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Website www.tantoyuca.gob.mx

Tantoyuca Municipality is one of the 212 municipalities of the Mexican state of Veracruz. It is located in the state's Huasteca Alta region. The municipal seat is Tantoyuca, Veracruz.

In the 2005 INEGI Census, the municipality reported a total population of 97,949 (up from 89,492 in 1995), of whom 23,893 lived in the municipal seat.[1] Of the municipality's inhabitants, 40,864 (47.92%) spoke an indigenous language, primarily Wastek (Huasteco).

The municipality of Tampico Alto covers a total surface area of 1,205.84 km².

Settlements in the municipality[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tantoyuca". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived from the original on 27 January 2007. Retrieved 6 November 2008. 

External links[edit]

  • Tantoyuca Web page of the Veracruz State Govt. Accessed 6 November 2008.