Vega de Alatorre

Vega de Alatorre
Municipality and town
Vega de Alatorre
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 20°02′N 96°57′W / 20.033°N 96.950°W / 20.033; -96.950Coordinates: 20°02′N 96°57′W / 20.033°N 96.950°W / 20.033; -96.950
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Area
  Total 310.92 km2 (120.05 sq mi)
Population (2005)
  Total 18,507
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Vega de Alatorre is a municipality located in the central zone in the State of Veracruz, about 60 km from the state capital, Xalapa. It has an area of 310.92 km2. It is located at 20°02′N 96°57′W / 20.033°N 96.950°W / 20.033; -96.950.

Geography

The municipality of Vega de Alatorre is bordered to the north by Nautla, to the east by Gulf of Mexico, to the south by Juchique de Ferrer and Alto Lucero de Gutiérrez Barrios and to the west by Misantla.[1]

Economy

It produces principally maize, beans, watermelon, green chile, banana, and orange fruit.

Notable people

References

  1. "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México: Vega de Alatorre" (in Spanish). Gobierno Estatal. Retrieved 2009-06-17. External link in |publisher= (help)
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