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Mecayapan is a municipality and city in Veracruz, Mexico. It is located in south-east zone of the State of Veracruz, about 428 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 523.96 km2. It is located at 18°13′N 94°50′W / 18.217°N 94.833°W / 18.217; -94.833.

The municipality of Mecayapan is delimited to the north by Gulf of Mexico to the east by Pajapan, to the south by Chinameca and to the west by Soteapan State.[1]



It produces principally maize, beans and green chile.


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


In Mecayapan, the celebration in honor to Santo Santiago Jacobo, the patron saint of the town, is held every May.


  1. ^ "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Mecayapan" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-10.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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