Ozuluama de Mascareñas (municipality)

Ozuluama de Mascareñas (municipality)
Ozuluama de Mascareñas
—  Municipality  —
Ozuluama de Mascareñas is located in Mexico
Ozuluama de Mascareñas
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 21°40′0″N 97°51′0″W / 21.666667°N 97.85°W / 21.666667; -97.85Coordinates: 21°40′0″N 97°51′0″W / 21.666667°N 97.85°W / 21.666667; -97.85
Country  Mexico
State Veracruz
Municipal seat Ozuluama de Mascareñas
 – Municipal President
 – Total 2,357.39 km2 (910.2 sq mi)
Elevation 150 m (492 ft)
Population (2005)
 – Total 23,190
 – Density 9.8/km2 (25.5/sq mi)
Postal code
Demonym Ozuluamense

Ozuluama de Mascareñas is one of the 212 municipalities of the Mexican state of Veracruz. It is located in the state's Huasteca Alta region. The municipal seat is the village of Ozuluama de Mascareñas, Veracruz.

In the 2005 INEGI Census, the municipality of Ozuluama reported a total population of 23,190, of whom 3,439 lived in the municipal seat.[1] Of the municipality's inhabitants, 284 spoke an indigenous language, primarily Nahuatl.

The municipality of Ozuluama de Mascareñas covers a total surface area of 2,357.39 km².

The name "Ozuluama" is Nahuatl in origin. The epithet "de Mascareñas" (awarded 20 August 1980) honours Colonel Francisco Esteban Mascareñas, who was born here and fought on the Liberal side in the Reform War.

Settlements in the municipality

  • Ozuluama de Mascareñas (municipal seat; 2005 population 3,439)
  • Cucharas (population 2,500)
  • Tierra y Libertad (1,650)
  • La Laja (850)
  • San Gregorio (760)


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