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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.

In Mecayapan , in May takes place the celebration in honor to Santo Santiago Jacobo, Patron of the town.

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


  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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