Úrsulo Galván

Úrsulo Galvan
Municipality and town
Úrsulo Galvan
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°24′N 96°18′W / 19.400°N 96.300°W / 19.400; -96.300Coordinates: 19°24′N 96°18′W / 19.400°N 96.300°W / 19.400; -96.300
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Area
  Total 123.92 km2 (47.85 sq mi)
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (2010 census)
  Total 29,005
  Density 230/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Úrsulo Galvan is a municipality located in the south zone in the State of Veracruz, about 76 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 123.92 km2. The name of this municipality is in honor of a historical character who was a social fighter for the rural class.

Geographic Limits

The municipality of Úrsulo Galvan is bordered to the north by Actopan, to the east by Gulf of Mexico and to the south by Puente Nacional.[1]

Agriculture

It produces principally maize, beans, watermelon, sugarcane, rice and green chile.

Celebrations

In November there is a celebration in honor of San Carlos, patron of the town, and in December that in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

Weather

The weather in Úrsulo Galvan is hot and wet all year with rains in summer and autumn.

References

  1. "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Úrsulo Galvan". veracruz.gob.mx (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-17.
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