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Xalapa

(hälä`pä) or

Xalapa Enriquez

(hälä`pä ānrē`kās), city (1990 pop. 279,451), capital of Veracruz state, E central Mexico, on the slopes of the Sierra Madre Oriental. It is located in a rich agricultural region of fertile valleys. Its cool climate, beautiful parks and artificial lakes, and the proximity of interesting villages and ruins and of scenic Mt. Orizaba make Xalapa a popular resort. The site of a pre-Columbian city, Xalapa was captured by Cortés in 1519. It was a commercial center during the Spanish colonial era, but declined in the late 18th cent., after which it served as an important military base. The local museum has an excellent archaeological collection, notably a group of colossal Olmec heads, which is displayed in the open air. The city, also called Jalapa, is the seat of the Univ. of Veracruz.
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Las PyME de Xalapa, conocen y aprovechan los beneficios que se derivan de ProMexico a fin de mejorar sus relaciones comerciales con el exterior?
En el libro Imagenes de Xalapa a principios del siglo XX, Adriana Naveda Chavez-Elita (1986) identifica al intrepido motorista como Othon M.
Estamos alarmados" y "muy preocupados" por el clima de inseguridad en Xalapa y en la region, admite el alcalde de la capital veracruza.
Para ello, elegimos dos localidades, Chavarrillo y San Andres Tlalnelhuayocan, en las que, por un lado, todavia es notable la actividad agricola y, por otro, sus habitantes tienen la ciudad de Xalapa como sede principal de sus fuentes de trabajo no agricola (ver mapa 1).
Posteriormente, en 1982 fue invitado a trabajar en el Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones sobre Recursos Bioticos en Xalapa, en donde desarrollo la segunda coleccion micologica de mayor tamano en el Herbario XAL, con mas de 55 000 ejemplares, incorporada ahora al Instituto de Ecologia, al cerrar la primera institucion.
Particularly, the city of Xalapa-Enriquez (referred to as Xalapa hereafter) has recently received special attention as it represents an excellent urban laboratory due to its location and orography that promote highly biodiverse wildlife communities (Capitanachi et al.
Our sampling sites are located in the surroundings of Xalapa City, including the municipality of Coatepec, and San Andres Tlalnelhuayocan (Fig.
He lives in Xalapa, the colonial capital of Veracruz, and knows the state well.
1998 1780-1800, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico, Universidad Internacional de Andalucia, Sede Iberoamericana, Santa Maria de la Rabida.
During 2002 & 2003, Ultravision enjoyed huge growth by going nationwide, with presence in cities such as Cuernavaca, Aguascalientes, Tampico, Matamoros, Coatzacoalcos, Xalapa, Chilpancingo, Iguala, Cuautla, Tehuacan and more.
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