Stadt Veracruz

Veracruz, Mexico

Veracruz, Mexiko

The city of Veracruz is a port on the Gulf of Mexiko in the state of Veracruz, Mexiko. It was named by Hernan Cortes in 1519 “True Crossas he landed on Good Friday, the day of the crucifixion. Now it is the principle port for most of Mexico’s imports and exports. The culture of the city is a blend of Spanish and Afro-Cuban, especially in the local cuisine which has more European influence than the rest of Mexico. Veracruz is the home of thesonstyle of music, influenced by African and Caribbean music and is popular throughout Mexico, Latin America and the United States.

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Tlacotalpan

Tlacotalpan, Mexico

Bunt Tlacotalpan, Mexiko

Tlacotalpan befindet sich im östlichen Küstenregion in der polnischen Stadt Bundesstaat Veracruz, Mexiko. Tlacotalpan is a World Heritage Site, in ausgewählten 1998 wegen der Architektur, die die Fusion der spanischen und der Karibik in ihren breiten Straßen spiegelt, Häuser in vielen Farben, und schönen alten Bäume in der öffentlichen und privaten Bereiche sind. Der Name ist von der Sprache Najuatl und es bedeutet, “Platz zwischen zwei Flüssen.”

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Orizaba

Orizaba, Mexico

Orizaba, Mexiko at Dusk

Orizaba is located 20 miles from Cordoba, its sister city, im Bundesstaat Veracruz, Mexiko. Its name comes from the Nahuatl language meaningvalley of happy waters.One of the notable sites of the city is El Palacio de Hierro (The Iron Palace). Designed by Eiffel and built with 600 tons of steel it is now longer used as the city hall but is a tourist attraction. Other tourist attractions include the Church of La Concordia and the State Art Museum.

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Los Tuxtlas

LosTuxtlas, Mexico

LosTuxtlas Biosphere Reserve, Mexiko

Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve is located in the Sierra de los Tuxtlas mountain range on the southeastern coast of Veracruz, Mexiko. The Sierra de los Tuxtlas contains volcanos mostly extinct but the San Martin Tuxtla erupted as recently as 1793. Hundreds of cinder cones can be found throughout the Sierra.

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Cordoba

Cordoba, Mexico

Cordoba, Mexiko

Cordoba is a city and a large municipality in the center of the state of Veracruz, Mexiko. It has a warm and humid climate and has existed since 1618 and was originally built by the Spanish for protection from rebelling slaves.

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Catemaco

Catemaco, Mexico

Catemaco, Mexiko

Catemaco is a small town located on the freshwater lake Laguna Catemaco in south central Veracruz, Mexiko. Catemaco has a reputation for theCatemaco Brujos,” practioners of witchcraft with commercial interests who reside there and celebrateCongreso Internacional de Brujosevery March.

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El Cielo National Park

Waterfall

El Cielo, Veracruz


El Cielo National Park is the protected part of the ecoregion known as Veracruz moist forests. It is located in southern Tamaulipas, Mexico in a tropical broadleaf forest.