Place:San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, Mexico

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NameSan Andrés Tuxtla
Alt namesSan Andrés Tuxtlasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity
Coordinates18.45°N 95.217°W
Located inVeracruz, Mexico
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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San Andrés Tuxtla is a city and municipality is the south of the Mexican state of Veracruz. The city is the largest in the Los Tuxtlas region. It was founded after an eruption of the San Martín Volcano pushed people into this valley during the early colonial period. Since the 19th century, the area has been the center of Mexico’s production of fine tobacco, mostly used in the making of cigars. The best known cigar producer here, Te Amo, is considered to be one of the best brands in the world.

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