The town is situated in the central mountainous area of Veracruz and is 32 kilometers from the capital Xalapa Veracruz.


Its climate is temperate humid with an average temperature of 18 ° C. It is a place with history and craft roots, characterized by the use of fur for the manufacture of clothing, accessories and footwear.


One of the most representative traditions for the celebration of the Day of the Dead or All Saints is “La Cantada” celebrated every year with great diversity of colors, traditions, customs, food, drinks all over town.