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Orizaba

(ōrēsä`bä), city (1990 pop. 114,216), Veracruz state, E central Mexico. It is the commercial center of a prosperous bean and sugar growing region. The development of water power has stimulated manufacturing industries, especially cotton and wool textile factories. Orizaba is a popular vacation spot. Mineral springs are nearby, and the majestic cone of CitlaltépetlCitlaltépetl
or Orizaba
, peak, 18,700 ft (5,700 m) high, in the Cordillera de Anáhuas, E Mexico, on the Veracruz-Puebla border. It is the highest peak in Mexico and the third highest in North America.
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 rises in the distance. The city is also a cultural center noted for its fine-arts institute. The federal school in Orizaba houses murals by José Clemente Orozco. In 1862, Benito Juárez, seeking to forestall foreign intervention in Mexican affairs, called a conference at Orizaba of foreign representatives; his efforts failed. French forces subsequently used the city as a base for their invasion of Mexico.

Orizaba,

mountain peak: see CitlaltépetlCitlaltépetl
or Orizaba
, peak, 18,700 ft (5,700 m) high, in the Cordillera de Anáhuas, E Mexico, on the Veracruz-Puebla border. It is the highest peak in Mexico and the third highest in North America.
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Orizaba

 

a city in eastern Mexico, at the foot of the Citlaltepetl volcano (Pico de Orizaba), in the state of Veracruz. Population, 106,000 (1969). Transportation junction. Orizaba is one of Mexico’s oldest centers for the cotton-textile industry. It is the center of a region of coffee plantations.

Orizaba

1. a city and resort in SE Mexico, in Veracruz state. Pop.: 327 000 (2005 est.)
2. Pico de. the Spanish name for Citlalt?petl
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