Xalapa

Xalapa

Xalapa (often spelled Jalapa, Spanish pronunciation: [xaˈlapa] ( listen); English: /həˈlɑːpə/;[2] officially Xalapa-Enríquez [xaˈlapa enˈrikes]) is the capital city of the Mexican state of Veracruz and the name of the surrounding municipality. In the 2005 census the city reported a population of 387,879 and the municipality of which it serves as municipal seat reported a population of 413,136.[3] The municipality has an area of 118.45 km². Xalapa lies near the geographic center of the state and is the second-largest city in the state after the city of Veracruz to the southeast.

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