Villa Aldama

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Villa Aldama
Municipality and town
Villa Aldama is located in Mexico
Villa Aldama
Villa Aldama
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°39′N 97°14′W / 19.650°N 97.233°W / 19.650; -97.233Coordinates: 19°39′N 97°14′W / 19.650°N 97.233°W / 19.650; -97.233
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
 • Total 78.96 km2 (30.49 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 9,573
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Villa Aldama is a municipality located in the central zone in the State of Veracruz, about 33 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 78.96 km2. It is located at 19°39′N 97°14′W / 19.650°N 97.233°W / 19.650; -97.233. The municipality takes this name in honor to Don Juan Aldama, who was one of the commanders of the Independence of Mexico.


The municipality of Villa Aldama is bordered to the north by Las Minas and Altotonga, to the east by Las Vigas and to the south by Perote State.[1]


It produces principally maize, beans, potato and faba bean.


Every July, a festival is held to celebrate Santiago Apostol, patron of the town and in December there is a festival held in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe.


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


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

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