Zacatlán

What is Zacatlán known for?


small fast

, Chignahuimazatla, Texis Proterito, Pelón and Zempoala. The area drains towards the Gulf of Mexico as part of the Tecolutla River basin and because of the rugged terrain is filled with small fast winding rivers. One of the main rivers here is the Ajajalpan, a main tributary for the Tecolutla. This rivers forms part of the municipality’s border with Alhuacatlán. Other rivers include the Tulimán, Hueyapan, Cedazo Maquixtla


economic

Encimadas Valley with its rock formations and various waterfalls and ravines. The city The city of Zacatlán is located at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level in the Sierra Norte de Puebla region of the state, 130 kilometers from the state capital (Puebla, Puebla). Its main economic activities relate to agriculture and commerce.

. Atzingo is located just outside the city of Zacatlán and has a population of about 2,600. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. Jicolapa is located close to the municipal seat with a population of about 1,500. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. Camotepec is located near the Piedras Encimadas Valley with a population of about 1,800. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. San Pedro Atmatla

is located near the municipal seat with a population of about 1,500. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. San Miguel Tenango is located about 45 minutes from the municipal seat with a population of about 1,350. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. Tepeixco is located about 50 minutes from the municipal seat with a population of about 1,300. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. Tlatempa is located about ten minutes from the municipal seat


main annual

; The cultural center has a Regional Museum, which displays pre Hispanic artifacts which come from a local ceremonial center as well as arms from the Mexican War of Independence and the report from the autopsy of Venustiano Carranza. The city’s main annual festival is the Feria de la Manzana or Apple Fair, which has been held each August since 1941. This event attracts about 300,000 visitors over the course of a week, offering about 140 different activities. These include the crowning of an Apple Queen, clock exposition, food, other exhibits and concerts by symphony orchestras as well as popular artist such as Juan Gabriel, Alejandro Fernández, Aleks Syntek and Grupo Elefante. Category:Populated places in Puebla Category:Municipalities of Puebla Category:Pueblos Mágicos Mexico *Piedras Encimidas Valley, Zacatlán, Puebla, Mexico *Peña de Bernal, Bernal Mexico


local version

newspaper Mural location Guadalajara, Mexico date August 6, 2010 page 4 language Spanish trans_title Celebrating fertility There is a local version of danzón called Zacatlán de la Manzanas performed here, a work by local musician Pedro Escandon. The festival generally exhibits and sells over 100,000 crates of apples as well as hundreds of crates of plums and pears. The festival is dedicated to Our Lady of the Assumption. Another major


silver lead

Rivas newspaper Reforma location Mexico City date December 22, 2007 page 17 language Spanish trans_title Zacatlan begins production of Christmas ornaments There are deposits of minerals such as manganese, iron calcite, phosphorus, zinc, quartz, feldspar, gold, silver, lead, copper and antimony. These activities employ 17.9% of the working population. There are two weekly tianguis markets one traditional fixed market and 724 commercial establishments. Most commerce and services in the municipality relate to meeting local needs but there is a small tourism industry, mostly concentrated in the municipal seat along with the Valley of the Piedras Encimadas. Tourism outside of the municipal seat is related to ecotourism. Piedras Encimadas offers camping, extreme sports and horseback riding. The Tulimán waterfall area recreational facilities such as cabins, palapas and a zip line. Commerce, services and tourism employ 31.5% of the working population. Category:Populated places in Puebla Category:Municipalities of Puebla Category:Pueblos Mágicos Mexico *Piedras Encimidas Valley, Zacatlán, Puebla, Mexico *Peña de Bernal, Bernal Mexico


large rock

of pine forests traversed by the San Pedro River which has cut a small canyon which is up to 400 meters deep. The ravine has a number of features such as the Espinazo del Diablo (Devil’s Spine), the Balcon de la Primavera (Sping Balcony) and on the west side the Balcon del Diablo (Devil’s Balcony) which offers views of the large rock outcroppings which resemble human figures, called Los Frailes (The Friars). ref name "reto


education+industry

(municipality) Chignahuapan , Ahuacatlán (Ahuacatlán, Puebla), Tepetzintla (Tepetzintla (municipality)), Tetela de Ocampo and Ahuazotepec with the state of Hidalgo (Hidalgo (state)) to the west. The municipal government is formed by a municipal president, an officer called a síndico, and eight representatives called regidors. It has commissions related to governing, taxes, health, education, industry and commerce, public works, environment and agriculture. ref name "encmuc"


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Encimadas Valley with its rock formations and various waterfalls and ravines. The city The city of Zacatlán is located at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level in the Sierra Norte de Puebla region of the state, 130 kilometers from the state capital (Puebla, Puebla). Its main economic activities relate to agriculture and commerce.

. Atzingo is located just outside the city of Zacatlán and has a population of about 2,600. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. Jicolapa is located close to the municipal seat with a population of about 1,500. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. Camotepec is located near the Piedras Encimadas Valley with a population of about 1,800. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. San Pedro Atmatla

is located near the municipal seat with a population of about 1,500. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. San Miguel Tenango is located about 45 minutes from the municipal seat with a population of about 1,350. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. Tepeixco is located about 50 minutes from the municipal seat with a population of about 1,300. Its main economic activity is agriculture and livestock. Tlatempa is located about ten minutes from the municipal seat


related event

apple-related event is the Cider Festival in November, which draws about 10,000 visitors each year. The town produces about a million bottles of cider each year, using about 10,000 tons of apples. It also promotes other local projects such as jams, soft drinks, preserved fruit and other fruit wines. Category:Populated places in Puebla Category:Municipalities of Puebla Category:Pueblos Mágicos Mexico *Piedras Encimidas Valley, Zacatlán, Puebla, Mexico *Peña de Bernal, Bernal Mexico


oil paintings

which wear Totonaca (Totonaca people) style loincloths and boots. Its main doors are made of wood and the Virgin of Guadalupe chapel displays gold leaf work and a number of oil paintings, which were done by local artists. In the cupola, there are portraits of the Four Evangelists. thumb View of Centenario Clocks (File:CentenarioClockBldg01.JPG) Zacatlán has a reputation for tinkerers, including Abraham Trejo

Zacatlán

'''Zacatlán''' is a city and municipality (municipalities of Mexico) located in the Sierra Norte de Puebla region of Puebla in central Mexico. The area is known for its production of apples, other fruit, cider and fruit wines, which are promoted through the annual Feria de la Manzana and Festival de la Sidra. It is also home to the Relojes Centenario company, the first clock factory in Latin America and the builder of the city’s double sided flower clock in the main square. The historic center of the city is filled with traditional houses with red tile roofs and Zacatlan was designated a “Pueblo Mágico” in 2011. Outside of the city proper, there is a significant indigenous population, the Piedras Encimadas Valley with its rock formations and various waterfalls and ravines.

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