Tuxpan Municipality, Veracruz

Tuxpan Municipality
Municipality

Coat of arms
Tuxpan Municipality
Location of Tuxpan within Mexico
Coordinates: 20°57′N 97°24′W / 20.950°N 97.400°W / 20.950; -97.400
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Government
  Municipal President Juan Antonio Aguilar Mancha
Area
  Total 1,061.9 km2 (410.0 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population
  Total 143 362
  Density 135.01/km2 (349.7/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-7)
Website http://tuxpanveracruz.gob.mx/

Tuxpan Municipality (or Túxpam Municipality, fully Túxpam de Rodríguez Cano Municipality, Spanish: Municipio de Tuxpan) is a municipality located in the Mexican state of Veracruz.

The capital is Túxpam de Rodríguez Cano.

Demographics

The population of the municipality was 134,394 inhabitants, according to the INEGI census of 2005, residing in a total area of 1,051.89 km² (406.14 sq mi).

Geography

The municipality covers an area of 1,061.90 km².

Subdivisions

The municipality includes many smaller outlying communities, the largest of which are Alto Lucero and Santiago de la Peña. A local beachside community is also nearby.

  • 43 congregaciones.
  • 41 rancherías
  • 1 poblado.

Borders

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