Texcatepec

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Texcatepec
Municipality
Texcatepec is located in Mexico
Texcatepec
Texcatepec
Location of Texcatepec within Mexico
Coordinates: 20°35′N 98°22′W / 20.583°N 98.367°W / 20.583; -98.367
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Government
 • Municipal President Federico Antonio Jardine
Area
 • Total 153.8 km2 (59.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 9 733
 • Density 63.28/km2 (163.9/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-7)
Website http://www.texcatepec.gob.mx/

Texcatepec is a municipality located in the north zone in the State of Veracruz, about 190 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 153.61 km2. It is located at 20°35′N 98°22′W / 20.583°N 98.367°W / 20.583; -98.367. In 1930 the municipal head-board was established in the village of Amexac; but for the decree number 4 in 1931 returned the character of municipal head-board, to the village of Texcatepec.

Geographic Limits[edit]

The municipality of Texcatepec is delimited to the north by Zontecomatlán de López y Fuentes to the east by Tlachichilco, to the south by Zacualpan and to the west by Huayacocotla.[1] It is watered by small creeks that are tributaries of the river Vinasco, tributary in turn of the Tuxpan.

Agriculture[edit]

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

Celebrations[edit]

In Texcatepec , in June takes place the celebration in honor to San Juan Bautista, Patron of the town, and in December takes place the celebration in honor to Virgen de Guadalupe.

Weather[edit]

The weather in Texcatepec is very cold and wet all year with rains in summer and autumn.

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