Zozocolco de Hidalgo
|Zozocolco de Hidalgo|
|Municipality and town|
|• Total||106.11 km2 (40.97 sq mi)|
|Time zone||Central Standard Time (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)|
Zozocolco de Hidalgo is a municipality located in southern Veracruz, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) from state capital, Xalapa. It has a surface of 106.11 square kilometres (40.97 sq mi) and is located at . The name comes from the Nahuatl: Xoxo-colco, which means “In the potter of clay".
Every September, a festival is held to celebrate St Michael (San Miguel), patron of the town, and in December there is a festival held in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
The climate in Zozocolco is warm-humid with an average temperature of 22 °C (72 °F), with rains in summer and autumn.
- "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Zozocolco de Hidalgo" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-18. External link in
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