Paraíso, Tabasco

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working population

, wetlands or bodies of water. The municipality has an annual agricultural, industrial, arts and crafts fair in April. About thirty three percent of the working population is employed in agriculture and fishing. The most important crop in the municipality is coconut as the number one producer in the state, accounting for over sixty percent of cropland. Other important crops include cacao and bananas. Corn and beans are generally grown in small plots for family consumption. Livestock

. Just under twenty eight percent of the working population is employed in mining, petroleum, construction and manufacturing. Oil drilling is mostly done in two fields: Puerto Ceiba Mesozoico and Puerto Ceiba Terciario, each with two wells. These produce over two thousand barrels daily along with 1.2 million cubic feet of natural gas. Most manufacturing is small concerns which produce corn flour, chocolate, ice, clothing, cinderblock and tortillas


activities

of Villahermosa. Although one of its important economic activities is tourism, the center of the town has not been overwhelmed with hotels and other tourist oriented businesses. Most

;ref name "influencia" The Puerto de Dos Bocas accounts for as much as 85% of Mexico’s oil production and imports equipment and machinery for oil exploration and development activities. ref name "worldports

in places. A rail line between the Dos Bocas port and Villa Chontalpa is under construction. There is an intercity bus terminal and local public transport consisting of vans, small buses and taxis. Chiltepec has a population of about 3,700 people, located 18 km outside of the municipal seat. Its main economic activities is the growing of coconut, fishing and tourism. ref name "encmuc" >


growing wild

Marí newspaper Reforma location Mexico City date May 31, 2009 page 12 language Spanish trans_title Oyster harvest falls in Tabasco A study by the Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco strongly recommends the implementation of oyster farming to replace reliance on oysters growing wild, with state authorities also pushing for this change. However, local fishermen have been resistant to outside interference


blue green

;laregion" The Barra de Tupilco is a long beach with find gray sand and blue green waters. This area is popular especially during the Holy Week vacation period. The Tupilco lighthouse is one of the oldest in the state. Playa Bruja beach is three km from Chiltepec, 200 meters long and forty meters wide. It has fine gray sand with gentle waves on clear green waters. It has palapas, hammocks, a restaurant and dressing rooms among the palms and marine birds. Playa Varadero has equipment for volleyball and soccer. It is the site of musical events during the Holy Week vacation period. Other beaches in the area include Playa Sol, Pico de Oro, Arroyo Verde, Playa Dorado Paraíso y mar, Nuevo Paraíso and Cangrejopolis. ''"The República de Paraíso"'' tourism corridor is a modern four-lane boulevard that connects the town with Puerto Ceiba and El Bellote to the east. The road is lined with various restaurants mostly specializing in seafood with a number having a view of the Mecoacán Lagoon. Isla Rebeca is surrounded by mangroves and beaches with fine gray sand and calm waters. In the early 2000s, there was an attempt to build an ecotourism resort on Isla Rebeca but the project was abandoned which many of the facilities half built. The island is considered to be a nature reserve with species such as raccoons, iguanas and many species of water birds. The island has an extension of about 200 hectares. Born in Paraíso (Paraíso, Tabasco), Tabasco, Palma starred in a dozen films before a dispute with Jorge Negrete, then-president of the National Association of Actors (ANDA), led to her being banned from the Mexican film industry.


event called

a cafeteria and a reflecting pool. Carnival begins on 20 January with an event called “La Pintorrea.” On Sunday before Ash Wednesday there is a “flour war” with widows asking for alms on Ash Wednesday. After mass the day ends with the burning of an effigy called “Juan Carnaval.”


location

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of Villahermosa. Although one of its important economic activities is tourism, the center of the town has not been overwhelmed with hotels and other tourist oriented businesses. Most

of the houses of the town are modest, constructed with brick or adobe with a few hacienda style houses with lavish gardens. The center


publications including

or smoked. Other foods include iguana, freshwater turtle and grilled pejelagarto fish. Sweets include those made with coconut, pineapple and soursop. The most traditional drink of the area is pozol, usually made without cacao. 250px thumb Villahermosa-Comalcalco-Paraíso state highway. (File:Tabasco autopista a Dos Bocas.JPG) The municipality has a number of local publications including newspapers El Casabel


fine

services for recreational fishing, snorkeling and night diving. 250px thumb Boat in Mecoacán Lagoon. (File:Paraiso.Catamaran.jpg) The El Paraíso Tourist Center is a recreational center by the beach. It has a pool, hotel, restaurant, bungalows, dressing rooms and more. The beach in the area has a width of between forty and seventy meters with fine gray sand and warm blue waters with gentle waves. The water is shallow up to 100 meters out. ref name "

;laregion" The Barra de Tupilco is a long beach with find gray sand and blue green waters. This area is popular especially during the Holy Week vacation period. The Tupilco lighthouse is one of the oldest in the state. Playa Bruja beach is three km from Chiltepec, 200 meters long and forty meters wide. It has fine gray sand with gentle waves on clear green waters. It has palapas, hammocks, a restaurant and dressing

boulevard that connects the town with Puerto Ceiba and El Bellote to the east. The road is lined with various restaurants mostly specializing in seafood with a number having a view of the Mecoacán Lagoon. Isla Rebeca is surrounded by mangroves and beaches with fine gray sand and calm waters. In the early 2000s, there was an attempt to build an ecotourism resort on Isla Rebeca but the project was abandoned which many


development activities

;ref name "influencia" The Puerto de Dos Bocas accounts for as much as 85% of Mexico’s oil production and imports equipment and machinery for oil exploration and development activities. ref name "worldports


abundant

The land is part of the Tabasco floodplain on the Gulf of Mexico with an average elevation of only two meters above sea level. It is flat with a slight incline towards the sea. The soil is sandy with some clay mixed nearest the ocean with clay dominating inland. Due to the its low lying nature and climate, the area has abundant surface water in the forms of lagoons, lakes, estuaries and wetlands. Major bodies of water include lakes and lagoons such as Mecoacán, La Machona, Tupilco, Puente de Ostión

: www.tabasco.gob.mx turismo rutcacao-paraiso.php title La Ruta de Cacao - Paraíso publisher State of Tabasco trans_title The Cacao Route-Paraíso language Spanish accessdate January 8, 2012 The most popular tourist area of the municipality is the Puerto Ceiba area due to its abundant vegetation, docks as well as its inn with restaurant. Here, visitors eat typical seafood dishes of the area, especially

Paraíso, Tabasco

Paraíso is a town and municipality (municipalities of Mexico) located in the north of the Mexican (Mexico) state of Tabasco, about 75 km due north of the state capital of Villahermosa on the Gulf of Mexico. Much of the area is traditionally dedicated to fishing and agriculture. Today, it is also an oil producing area with the mostly oil dedicated port of Dos Bocas (Dos Bocas (port)). There is also tourism connected to the area’s beaches and natural attractions, which is still underdeveloped. It is part of the state’s Cacao Route tourism program.

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