Location of Ixcatepec within Mexico
Coordinates: 21°14′N 98°00′W / 21.233°N 98.000°W / 21.233; -98.000
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
  Municipal President Erick Omar Martínez Márquez
  Total 229.5 km2 (88.6 sq mi)
  Total 12 664
  Density 55.18/km2 (142.9/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Website http://www.ixcatepec.gob.mx/

Ixcatepec is a municipality in Veracruz, Mexico. It is located in north zone of the State of Veracruz, about 220 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 229.49 km2. It is located at 21°14′N 98°00′W / 21.233°N 98.000°W / 21.233; -98.000.

The municipality of Ixcatepec is delimited to the north and north-east by Chontla, to the west by Tantoyuca, to the south by Chicontepec de Tejeda and to the south-east by Tepetzintla.[1]

It produces principally maize, beans and sugarcane.

In Ixcatepec, in August takes place the celebration in honor to Virgen de la Asunción, Patron of the town.

The weather in Ixcatepec is very warm all year with rains in summer and autumn.


  1. "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Ixcatepec" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-09. External link in |publisher= (help)
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