Alto Lucero

Alto Lucero Municipality
Top: Palma Sola Beach; Middle: Alto Lucero Downtown, Cerrillos de Diaz; Bottom: Laguna Verde Nuclear Power Station, Boca Andrea Beach
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Coordinates: 19°37′29″N 96°44′03″W / 19.62472°N 96.73417°W / 19.62472; -96.73417
Country Mexico
RegionCapital Region
 • MayorLuis Vicente Aguilar Castillo (PT)
 • Total647.9 km2 (250.2 sq mi)
Elevation (of seat)591 m (1,939 ft)
Population (2020)
 • Total28,184
 • Density43.5/km2 (113/sq mi)
 • Seat5,243
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (US Central))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central)
Postal code (of seat)91460
Website(in Spanish)

Alto Lucero (formally: Alto Lucero de Gutiérrez Barrios) is a city and municipality in the Mexican state of Veracruz. It is located at 19°37′N 96°44′W / 19.617°N 96.733°W / 19.617; -96.733, some 35 km from state capital Xalapa. The Laguna Verde nuclear power plant, Mexico's only such facility, was built near the town of Punta Limón in Alto Lucero municipality during the 1970s.


As 2020 the municipality had a population of 28,184 inhabitants in 137 localities. Alto Lucero, the municipal seat, had a population of 5,243 inhabitants, other localities includes Mesa de Guadalupe (3,439 hab.), Palma Sola (3,227 hab.), Blanca Espuma (1,580 hab.) and La Reforma (1,335 hab.).


  1. ^ a b c 2020 Alto Lucero CENSUS

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