Yecuatla

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Yecuatla
Municipality an toun
Yecuatla is locatit in Mexico
Yecuatla
Yecuatla
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°52′N 96°47′W / 19.867°N 96.783°W / 19.867; -96.783
Kintra  Mexico
State Veracruz
Aurie
 • Total 135.72 km2 (52.40 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Tot 11,446
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Simmer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)

Yecuatla is a municipality locatit in the north zone in the State o Veracruz, aboot 40 km frae state caipital Xalapa. It haes a surface o 135.72 km2. The name comes frae the Nahuatl leid, Yec-uauh-tlan; that means “Place o three snakes ".

Geografic[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality o Yecuatla is bordered tae the north-east bi Colipa, tae the sooth bi Chiconquiaco, tae the wast bi Misantla an tae the north-wast bi Colipa.[1]

Agricultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

It produces principally maize, bean, green chile, orange fruit an coffee.

Celebrations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ivery Augusts, a festival is held tae celebrate Virgen de la Asunción, patron o the toun an in Dizember thare is a festival held in honour o the Virgin o Guadalupe.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

The climate in Yecuatla is wairm-regular wi an average temperatur o 22.5°C, wi rains in Simmer an Hairst.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

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