Tlacotepec de Mejía

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Tlacotepec de Mejía is a municipality located in the montane central zone in the State of Veracruz, about 40 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 90.48 km2. It is located at 19°12′N 96°50′W / 19.200°N 96.833°W / 19.200; -96.833. The name comes from the language Náhuatl, Tlaco-tepec; that means “In the hill of the sticks of wood".

Geographic Limits[edit]

The municipality of Tlacotepec de Mejía is delimited to the north by Totutla, to the east by Puente Nacional and to the south by Comapa.[1] It is watered by the rivers Atliyac and Paso de Ovejas that are tributaries of the river La Antigua

Agriculture[edit]

It produces principally maize, coffee and sugarcane.

Celebrations[edit]

In Tlacotepec de Mejía , in November takes place the celebration in honor to San Martín Caballero, Patron of the town, and in December takes place the celebration in honor to Virgen de Guadalupe.

Weather[edit]

The weather in Tlacotepec de Mejía is cold and wet all year with rains in summer and autumn.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Tlacotepec de Mejía" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-17.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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