城市韦拉克鲁斯

Veracruz, Mexico

韦拉克鲁斯, 墨西哥

The city of Veracruz is a port on the Gulf of 墨西哥 in the state of Veracruz, 墨西哥. 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

Colorful Tlacotalpan, 墨西哥

Tlacotalpan is located in the eastern coastal region of the 韦拉克鲁斯州, 墨西哥. Tlacotalpan is a World Heritage Site, chosen in 1998 because of the architecture which reflects the fusion of Spanish and Caribbean in its wide streets, houses in many colors, and beautiful old trees in both public and private spaces. The name is from the language Najuatl and it meansplace between two rivers.

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奥里萨巴

奥里萨巴 is located 20 miles from 科尔多瓦, its sister city, in the 韦拉克鲁斯州, 墨西哥. 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, 墨西哥

Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve is located in the Sierra de los Tuxtlas mountain range on the southeastern coast of Veracruz, 墨西哥. 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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科尔多瓦

Cordoba, Mexico

科尔多瓦, 墨西哥

科尔多瓦 is a city and a large municipality in the center of the state of Veracruz, 墨西哥. 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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卡特马科

Catemaco, Mexico

卡特马科, 墨西哥

卡特马科 is a small town located on the freshwater lake Laguna 卡特马科 in south central Veracruz, 墨西哥. 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, 韦拉克鲁斯


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.