Jáltipan is a municipality in Veracruz, Mexico. It is located in the southern part of the state of Veracruz, about 380 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 331.48 km2. It is located at 17°58′N 94°43′W / 17.967°N 94.717°W / 17.967; -94.717.

The municipality of Jáltipan is delimited to the north by Chinameca, to the east by Oteapan, Zaragoza, Cosoleacaque and Hidalgotitlán, and to the west by Texistepec and Soconusco.[1]

It produces principally maize, beans, rice, and oranges.

In February the town holds a celebration in honor of Virgen de la Candelaria, patron saint of the town.

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


  1. "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Jáltipan" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-10. External link in |publisher= (help)
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