Mexican Culture - Mariana Murguía de Ferrer ©1999 Cantos Para Todos Volume VIII

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Situación Geográfica

Geography of Puebla


SITUACION GEOGRÁFICA DE PUEBLA

Al norte y este de Puebla queda el estado de Veracruz. Oaxaca queda al sur. Al suroeste está el estado de Guerrero, y al Oeste tiene frontera con los estados de Hidalgo, Tlaxcala, México y Morales.

GEOGRAPHY OF PUEBLA

To the northeast of Puebla lies the state of Veracruz. Oaxaca is to the south. To the southeast is the state of Guerrero, on the west it borders with the states of Hidalgo, Tlaxcala, Mexico and Morales.

· PUEBLA ·

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Map of Puebla | Outline of Puebla

Puebla state is located in the extreme east of the basin of the river Balsas, in the Sierra Madre, between the parallel 17º 52' and 20º 40' of north latitude and the meridian 96º 44' and 99º 04'.

Borders to the north with the state of Veracruz, to the west with Hidalgo, Tlaxcala, Mexico and Morelos and to the south with Guerrero and Oaxaca. Politically it is split into 217 municipalities.

In the territory that currently occupies the state of Puebla, with an extension of 33,919 km2, they established villas and cities that thereinafter were converted in the "Intendency of Puebla" and finally, by decree of the 3rd of February of 1924, as a Free and Sovereign State.

Its agricultural production, cattleraising and industrial, Puebla is important, but much more important is its history and indigenous culture and also its colonial art.

The climate varies according to the region and thus we can find the climate tempered in the coast of the Gulf, the same as in the north, where rains in abundant form. In the plains, prevail dry climate. In the Sierra Madre the climate is tempered and wet, with temperature decreases in winter. In the valleys of Puebla and Tepeac, the climate is tempered and wet and in the eastern region, are registered variations that go from the tropical rainy to the polar climate in the high mountain. In Matamoros and Chiautla the climate is tropical rainy and in the southern region, dry and of steppe.

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Songs that teach the Geography of Puebla

Song: El Quetzal
Song: La Cordillera Volcánica

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