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Ixhuatlán de Madero is a Municipality in Veracruz, Mexico. It is located in north zone of the State of Veracruz, about 376 km from state capital Xalapa, in the region called Huasteca Baja. It is one of 212 municipalities in Veracruz. It has an area of 598.81 km². It is located at 20°41′N 98°01′W / 20.683°N 98.017°W / 20.683; -98.017.

Ixhuatlán de Madero
Municipality
Ixhuatlán de Madero is located in Mexico
Ixhuatlán de Madero
Ixhuatlán de Madero
Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 20°41′N 98°01′W / 20.683°N 98.017°W / 20.683; -98.017
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Government
 • Municipal President Elías Benítez Hernández
Area
 • Total 598.8 km2 (231.2 sq mi)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population
 • Total 48 609
 • Density 81.18/km2 (210.3/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Website http://www.ixhuatlandemadero.gob.mx/[permanent dead link]

The municipality of Ixhuatlán de Madero is bordered on the north by Chicontepec de Tejeda, on the east by Temapache, on the south by Hidalgo State and Puebla State, and on the west by Tlachichilco and Benito Juárez.[1]

Its principal agricultural products are maize, beans, watermelon, green chile, coffee and orange fruit.

The town's main celebrations occur in May (5-15) to note the Batalla de Puebla, and in July to honor to San Cristobal, the town's Patron Saint.

The area's climate is warm and rainy, with more rain in summer and autumn.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Ixhuatlán de Madero" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 9 June 2009. 

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