Santiago Sochiapan

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Santiago Sochiapan
Municipality an touwn
Santiago Sochiapan is locatit in Mexico
Santiago Sochiapan
Santiago Sochiapan
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 18°39′N 95°44′W / 18.650°N 95.733°W / 18.650; -95.733
Kintra Mexico
StateVeracruz
Area
 • Total40.04 km2 (15.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Tot7,639
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

Santiago Sochiapan is a municipality locatit in the sooth o the Papaloapan zone in the central zone o the State o Veracruz, aboot 240 km frae state caipital Xalapa. It haes a surface o 40.04 km2. The name comes frae the Nahuatl leid, Xochi-apa-tlan; that means “Place wi blue flowers".

Geograpfie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality o Santiago Sochiapan is bordered tae the north an east bi Playa Vicente an tae the sooth an wast bi Oaxaca.[1]

Agricultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

It produces principally maize, beans, green chile, watermelon, coffee an tomato.

Celebrations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ivery Mey, a festival is held tae celebrate Aposto Santiago, patron o the toun an in Dizember thare is a festival held in honor o the Virgin o Guadalupe.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

The wather in Santiago Sochiapan is vera cauld an wet aw year wi rains in Simmer an Hairst.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Santiago Sochiapan" (in Spainyie). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-18.  Freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)

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