Veracruz, Veracruz

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This article is aboot the ceety. For the state, see Veracruz.
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Veracruz
Puerto de Veracruz
Ceety an municipality

Coat of arms
Veracruz is located in Mexico
Veracruz
Veracruz
Coordinates: 19°11′25″N 96°09′12″W / 19.19028°N 96.15333°W / 19.19028; -96.15333
Kintra Banner o Mexico Mexico
State Veracruz
Municipality Veracruz
Established 22 Aprile 1519[1]
Government
 • Municipal Preses Carolina Gudiño Corro (PRI)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Ceety an municipality 552,156
 • Urban 520,708
 • Metro 702,394 (metro)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Website www.veracruz-puerto.gob.mx/

Veracruz, offeecially kent as Heroica Veracruz, is a major port ceety an municipality on the Guwf o Mexico in the Mexican state o Veracruz. The ceety is locatit in the central pairt o the state.[2] Locatit 90 km (56 mi) alang Federal Heich-gate 140 frae the state caipital Xalapa, it is the state's maist muckle ceety. The ceety's population is greater than the municipality's population, syne pairt o the ceety extends intae neebourin Boca del Río Municipality. At the 2010 census, the ceety haed 554,830 inhabitants, 428,323 in Veracruz Municipality an 126,507 in Boca del Río Municipality.[3] Veracruz is Mexico’s auldest, lairgest, an historically maist significant port syne European colonization.[2][4][5]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Flag Ceety Region Kintra
Mexico Campeche Campeche Mexico
Mexico Xalapa Veracruz Mexico
Mexico Ensenada Baja California Mexico
Mexico Tijuana Baja California Mexico
Unitit States Honolulu Hawaii Unitit States
Unitit States Miami-Dade Coonty Florida Unitit States
Unitit States San Jose Californie Unitit States
Unitit States Corpus Christi Texas United States
Unitit States Mobile Alabama Unitit States
Unitit States Galveston Texas Unitit States
Unitit States Laredo Texas Unitit States
Spain Valencia Valencie Commonty Spain
Spain Almeria Andalusie Spain
Spain Oviedo Asturias Spain
Spain Cadiz Andalusie Spain[6]
Slovakie Bratislava Bratislava Region Slovakie
Chile Valparaíso Valparaíso Region Chile
Cuba Havana La Habana Province Cuba
Colombie Cartagena de Indias Bolívar Depairtment Colombie
Ingland Bristol Bristol Ingland

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Stacy, Lee (1 October 2002). Mexico and the United States. Marshall Cavendish. p. 845. ISBN 9780761474029. Retrieved 20 April 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México Veracruz Ignacio de la Llave" (in Spanish). Mexico: INAFED. Retrieved 29 October 2009. 
  3. 2010 census tables: INEGI
  4. Alisau Graber, Patricia. "Un poco de gracia". MexConnect. Retrieved 29 October 2009. 
  5. Rueda, Marisol (August 2005). "Overdrive: Mexico's Port of Veracruz expands to move more goods—cars above all else". Latin Trade. Retrieved 29 October 2009. 
  6. "México DF, otro hermano para Cádiz." (in Spanish). Diario Bahía de Cádiz. "Cádiz ha sumado en los últimos años diversos hermanamientos en el continente sudamericano: con Veracruz (México); Montevideo (Uruguay); San Pedro de Cholula y Puebla (México); Cartagena de Indias (Colombia); La Dorada (Colombia); y con Bogotá, Guaduas, Honda, Mariquita y Ambalema, ciudades todas colombianas integrantes de la Ruta Mutis, en homenaje al bicentenario del fallecimiento del botánico gaditano."  Unknown parameter |name= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)

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