Tlacolulan

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Tlacolulan is a municipality located in the montane central zone in the State of Veracruz, about 17 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 137.36 km2. It is located at 19°40′N 97°00′W / 19.667°N 97.000°W / 19.667; -97.000. It was inhabited by the totonac pre-Hispanic, of the former ones of Xalapa's region. For decree number 25 of April 14, 1861 the Government of the State, ordered that the people head-board of this municipality names Tlacolulan of the Free ones.

Geographic Limits[edit]

The municipality of Tlacolulan is delimited to the north by Tenochtitlán, to the east by Coacoatzintla and Tonayan and to the south by Acajete.[1] It is watered by small creeks that are tributaries of the river Actópan

Agriculture[edit]

It produces principally maize.

Celebrations[edit]

In Tlacolulan , in February takes place the celebration in honor to Virgen de la Candelaria, Patron of the town, and in December takes place the celebration in honor to Virgen de Guadalupe.

Weather[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

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