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Xalapa, Veracruz

Xalapa, sometimes spelled Jalapa, is a municipality and the capital city of Mexican state of Veracruz. In the year 2000 census, it reported a population of 390,058.

The municipal seat is the city of Xalapa Enríquez; in everyday usage, however, the city is generally referred to by the shorter name Xalapa.

Jalapeño peppers are named after this city.

It has been a sister city of Covina, California since 1964.

External Link

Xalapa local government page (in Spanish)