Huatusco de Chicuellar is a city located in the state of Veracruz in Ignacio de la Llave. The municipality of Huatusco is located in the central mountainous region of the state of Veracruz. Your municipal head The city of Huatusco de Chicuellar, is the largest and most important town in the municipality, concentrating more than 57.38% of the total population, equivalent to 31,305 inhabitants. This figure places it as the twenty-fourth most populated city in the state. The approximate distance by road from the city of Huatusco to the cities of Xalapa and Veracruz is 88 km and 120 km respectively.
During the Independence of Mexico, in the municipality and mainly in the city of Huatusco, numerous uprisings and rebellions were developed against the royalist army, stationed long ago in the area and mainly in the city. These rebellions were a key point for the insurgent movement in the state of Veracruz to begin to develop. For this reason, the congress of Chilpancingo, named Huatusco in 1813,"Capital of the insurgency in the state of Veracruz." Historical figures such as Hernán Cortés, the Viceroy of New Spain, José de Iturrigaray, the general and first president of the independent Mexico Guadalupe Victoria, Brigadier Nicolás Bravo, the Benemérito de las Américas Benito Juárez and the Emperor Maximilian of Hapsburg, passed through these lands. Among others. The Huatusco region is the largest coffee producer in the entire state of Veracruz.
Due to its privileged geographical location and factors such as soil, climate type and altitude, the coffee from Huatusco presents the exact characteristics of a good high altitude coffee. Huatusco belongs to the so-called "Veracruzana Coffee Route". Currently, the city of Huatusco represents an important pole of development for the region, since it provides different services to municipalities such as Coscomatepec, Totutla, Sochiapa, Tlatelote, Tlacotepec, Calcahualco, Alpatlahuac, Tepatlaxco, Tenampa, Comapa, Zentla, Ixhuatlan del Café, National Bridge, and even municipalities of the state of puebla as Chichiquila. In December 2013, the first museum of the city was inaugurated, located in the basement of the municipal palace. This space houses archaeological pieces, documents and paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries, which reveal part of the history of this city. Municipality.