Place:Otatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico

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NameOtatitlán
Alt namesOtatitlánsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity
Coordinates18.183°N 96.033°W
Located inVeracruz, Mexico
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Otatitlán is a city in the state of Veracruz, Mexico. It stands at , just across the state border from Tuxtepec, Oaxaca. The city serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name.

In the year 2000 census, Otatitlán municipality reported a total population of 5,236, with 4,554 of those living in the city. The municipality's covers a total surface area of 53.46 km², and it is drained by the Río Obispo, a tributary of the Río Papaloapan.

Otatitlán is also referred to as "Santuario". It is famous for its church, which is home to el Cristo Negro – one of three black Christ images that exist in Mexico.

A banana chip factory is also located there.

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