Tlacojalpan

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Tlacojalpan is a municipality located in the south zone in the State of Veracruz, about 175 km (109 mi) from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 91.30 km2. It is located at 18°14′N 95°57′W / 18.233°N 95.950°W / 18.233; -95.950. The name comes from the language Náhuatl, Tlahco-xal-pan; that means “In the half of the sandbank".

Geographic Limits[edit]

The municipality of Tlacojalpan is delimited to the north by Cosamaloapan, to the east by Tuxtilla, to the south by Oaxaca State and to the west by Otatitlán.[1] It is watered by creeks that are tributaries of the river Papaloapan

Agriculture[edit]

It produces principally maize, beans, rice, sugarcane and mango.

Celebrations[edit]

In Tlacojalpan, in January takes place the celebration in honor to San Cristobal, Patron of the town, and in December takes place the celebration in honor to Virgen de Guadalupe.

Weather[edit]

The weather in Tlacojalpan is very warm and wet all year with rains in summer and autumn.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Tlacojalpan" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-16.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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