Volcan Pico de Orizaba is on the border of Puebla and Veracruz states in south-central Mexico. It is the third highest mountain in North America, behind Denali in Alaska and Mount Logan in Utah. According to NASA’s Earth Observatory, it is the highest volcano in North America.
The eastern state of Veracruz is famed for its long coastline on the Gulf of Mexico. Bordering the states of Tamaulipas, Oaxaca, San Luis Potosi, Puebla, Chiapas, Hidalgo, and Tabasco, Veracruz is a particularly notable state for many reasons including its landscape, cuisine, history, and cultural appeal. The city of Veracruz is immensely popular with […]
Important State Facts about Puebla Puebla was the fourth state to enter the nation in 1823. Its population is 5,851,324. In 1531, the capital Puebla by the Spanish which led to the eventual development of the region. Puebla has historically been important to foster and safeguard trade between Mexico City and the port of Veracruz. While […]
While many know the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt as the Sierra Nevada or the Snowy Mountain Range, it is officially called the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt.