Totutla

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Totutla
Municipality and town
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Totutla
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°13′N96°58′W / 19.217°N 96.967°W / 19.217; -96.967
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
State Veracruz
Area
  Total80.61 km2 (31.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
  Total15,016
Time zone UTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)

Totutla is a municipality located in the south zone in the Mexican state of Veracruz, about 40 km from the state capital Xalapa. It has an area of 80.61 km2. It is located at 19°13′N96°58′W / 19.217°N 96.967°W / 19.217; -96.967 . The name comes from the language Náhuatl, Toto-tlan; that means “Among the birds".

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Geography

The municipality of Totutla is bordered to the north by Tenampa, to the north-east by Tlacotepec de Mejía and to the south-west by Chiapas State. [1]

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

Agriculture

It produces principally maize, beans, coffee and sugarcane.

Celebrations

In Totutla , in July takes place the celebration in honor to Santiago Apostol, Patron of the town, and in December takes place the celebration in honor to Virgen de Guadalupe.

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References

  1. "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Totutla" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-17.