Mecatlán is located in Mexico
Location of Mecatlán within Mexico
Coordinates: 20°13′N97°01′W / 20.217°N 97.017°W / 20.217; -97.017
Country   Mexico
State Veracruz
 • Municipal President Miguel González Antonio
 • Total 48.5 km2 (18.7 sq mi)
 • Total 11 256
 • Density 232.08/km2 (601.1/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Website Official Website

Mecatlán is a municipality in Veracruz, Mexico. It is located in the north zone of the State of Veracruz, about 327 km from state capital Xalapa. It has an area of 48.53 km2. It is located at 20°13′N97°41′W / 20.217°N 97.683°W / 20.217; -97.683.

Mecatlán is delimited to the north by Coyutla, to the north-east by Chumatlan, to the north-west by Coahuitlan to the south-east by Coxquihui and to the south-west by Filomeno Mata.[1]

It produces principally maize and coffee.

In Mecatlán, in September there is a celebration in honor of archangel Michael, patron of the town.

The weather in Mecatlán is warm all year, with rains in summer and autumn.

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Mecatlán". (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-10.

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