Tepetlán is a municipality located in the montane central zone in the State of Veracruz. It has a surface of 83.90 km2. It is located at 19°40′N 96°48′W / 19.667°N 96.800°W / 19.667; -96.800. During the Pre-Hispanic epoch it was inhabited by the Totonac, the most ancient date in the one that one alludes as municipality in that of the 1 °. Of December, 1868 In the Cologne it named the village San Antonio Tepetlán, for decree of November 5, 1932, the head-board is called Tepetlán, remaining suppressed the first part of the name.

Geographic Limits

The municipality of Tepetlán is delimited by Acatlán, Chiconquiaco, Alto Lucero de Gutiérrez Barrios and Naolinco.[1] The territory of the municipality is watered by small tributary rivers of the river Actópan.


It produces principally maize, beans, green chile, sugarcane and coffee.


In Tepetlán , in June takes place the celebration in honor to San Antonio, Patron of the town, and in December takes place the celebration in honor to Virgen de Guadalupe.


The weather in Tepetlán is very cold and wet all year with rains in summer and autumn.


  1. "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Tepetlán" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-16. External link in |publisher= (help)
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