Acala is a municipality capital in Mexico. It is located in the municipality of Acala and the state of Chiapas, in the southeast of the country, 700 km east of the capital Mexico City. Acala is 409 meters above sea level and the number of inhabitants is 12 954. The terrain around Acala is flat south, but north it is hilly. Acala is down in a valley. The highest point nearby is Gechvo, 2 278 meters above sea level, 17.5 km north of Acala. Around Acala, it is quite densely populated, with 67 inhabitants per square kilometer. Acala is the largest community in the area. The surrounding area of Acala is a mosaic of farmland and natural vegetation.
Savann climate in the area is 25°C. The hottest month is April, when the average temperature is 30°C, and the coldest is October, with 22°C. The average annual rainfall is 1,678 millimeters. The wettest month is September, with an average of 301 mm of precipitation, and the driest is January, with 23 mm of precipitation.