Zozocolco de Hidalgo

Zozocolco de Hidalgo is a municipality located in northwest

Municipality and town in Veracruz, Mexico
Zozocolco de Hidalgo
Municipality and town

Zozocolco de Hidalgo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates:

20°08′N97°35′W

Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Area

  Total 106.11 km2 (40.97 sq mi)
Population

 (2005)
  Total 12,455
Time zone UTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)

Veracruz, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) from state capital, Xalapa. It has a surface area of 106.11 square kilometres (40.97 sq mi) and is located at 20°08′N97°35′W. The name comes from the Nahuatl languages: Xoxo-colco, which means “In the potter of clay”.

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The municipality of Zozocolco is bordered to the north by Nautla, to the east by Gulf of Mexico, to the south by Juchique de Ferrer and to the west by Misantla.[1]

It produces principally maize, beans and coffee.

Every September, a festival is held to celebrate St Michael (San Miguel), patron of the town, and in December there is a festival held in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

A Roman Catholic church in Zozocolco.

The climate in Zozocolco is warm-humid with an average temperature of 22 °C (72 °F), with rains in summer and autumn.

  1. “Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Zozocolco de Hidalgo” (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-18.
State of Veracruz
Xalapa (capital)
Huasteca Alta Region
Huasteca Baja Region
Totonaca Region
Nautla Region
Capital Region
Sotavento Region
Mountains Region
Papaloapan Region
Los Tuxtlas Region
Olmeca Region

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