Tamalín

Tamalín
Location of Tamalín within Mexico
Coordinates: 21°20′N 97°49′W / 21.333°N 97.817°W / 21.333; -97.817
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Government
  Municipal President María del Carmen Antonio Nicanor
Area
  Total 417.9 km2 (161.4 sq mi)
Population
  Total 11 269
  Density 26.97/km2 (69.9/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Website http://www.tamalin.gob.mx/

Tamalín is a municipality located in the north zone in the State of Veracruz. It has a surface of 417.85 km2. It is located at 21°20′N 97°49′W / 21.333°N 97.817°W / 21.333; -97.817. By Decree of November 13, 1875 there was raised in municipality Tamalín's congregation that concerned to Tantima's municipality.

Geographic Limits

The municipality of Tamalín is delimited to the north and north-west by Ozuluama, to the east by Tamiahua, to the south by Tancoco, Naranjos Amatlán and Chinampa de Gorostiza.[1] It is watered by small rivers that are tributaries of Tamiahua's Lagoon, relies on some creeks or Lagoons, as Cuchapas's tideland and Dos Bocas.

Agriculture

It produces principally maize, beans, watermelon and orange fruit

Celebrations

In Tamalín , in July takes place the celebration in honor to Virgen de Guadalupe, Patron of the town.

Weather

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

References

  1. "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Tamalín" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-15. External link in |publisher= (help)
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