Xalapa (aften spelled Jalapa, an airchaically in Inglis Halapa) [2] (/həˈlɑːpə/; Spaingie pronunciation: [xaˈlapa] ( listen); offeecially Xalapa-Enríquez [xaˈlapa enˈrikes]), is the caipital ceety o the Mexican state o Veracruz an the name o the surroondin municipality. In the year 2005 census the ceety reportit a population o 387,879 an the municipality o which it serves as municipal seat reportit a population o 413,136.[3] The municipality haes a aurie o 118.45 km². Xalapa lees near the geographic centre o the state an is the seicont-lairgest ceety in the state efter the ceety o Veracruz tae the north.

Xalapa

Xalapa-Enríquez
Municipality an Ceety
Coat o airms o Xalapa
Coat o airms
Eik-name(s): 
La Ciudad de las Flores
("The City of Flowers")
Xalapa is locatit in Mexico
Xalapa
Xalapa
Coordinates: 19°32′24″N 96°55′59″W / 19.54000°N 96.93306°W / 19.54000; -96.93306
KintraMexico
StateVeracruz
Foondit1313
Declared as a ceety1791
Govrenment
 • MayorAmérico Zúñiga Martínez[1](PRI)
 • Federal DeputiesUriel Flores Aguayo (PRD), José Alejandro Montano Guzmán (PRI)
 • Local DeputiesRicardo Ahued Bardahuil (PRI), David Velasco Chedraui (PRI)
Area
 • Municipality an Ceety118.45 km2 (45.73 sq mi)
Population
 (2009 estimate)
 • Municipality an Ceety525,147
 • Metro
809,206
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Wabsteidwww.xalapa.gob.mx

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Promete Américo Zúñiga una nueva historia mejor para Xalapa". Retrieved 1 January 2014.
  2. "Jalapa". Encyclopedia Britannica.
  3. Link to tables of population data from Census of 2005 INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática.

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