The municipality of Jaltocán is one of the eighty-four municipalities that make up the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. Whose municipal seat is the town of Jaltocán. The municipality is located north of the Hidalgo territory between the parallels 21°06 'and 21°12' north latitude. The meridians 98°29 'and 98°34' west longitude. With an altitude between 100 and 600 meters above sea level, this municipality has an area of 38.39 km2, and represents 0.18% of the state's surface, within the geographical region known as Huasteca Hidalgo. It borders to the north with the municipalities of San Felipe Orizatlán and Huejutla de Reyes. To the east with the municipality of Huejutla de Reyes. To the south with the municipality of Huejutla de Reyes.
To the west with the municipalities of Huejutla de Reyes and San Felipe Orizatlán.