Mariano Escobedo, Veracruz

Mariano Escobedo Municipality is a municipality in Veracruz, Mexico. It is located in central zone of the State of Veracruz, about 127 km from state capital Xalapa. It has a surface of 103.64 km2. It is located at 18°55′N 97°08′W / 18.917°N 97.133°W / 18.917; -97.133.


Mariano Escobedo Municipality is delimited to the north by Puebla State, to the east by Atzacan Municipality and Ixtaczoquitlán Municipality, to the south by Orizaba Municipality, Maltrata Municipality and Ixhuatlancillo Municipality and to the west by Puebla State.[1]


It produces principally maize, beans, potatoes, sugarcane and coffee.


In Mariano Escobedo Municipality, in march takes place the celebration in honor to Saint Joseph, chief of the town.


The weather in Mariano Escobedo is very cold all year with rains in summer and autumn.


  1. "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Mariano Escobedo" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Archived from the original on 2007-04-01. Retrieved 2009-06-10. External link in |publisher= (help)

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