Ixtaczoquitlán, also known as Ixtac, is one of the 212 municipalities in the state of Veracruz, the main neighboring municipality of Orizaba. It is located in the central area of the state. It limits to the north with Atzacán and Fortín. To the east with Córdoba, Coetzala, Fortín, Naranjal. To the south with Omealca, Magdalena, Tequila and San Andrés Tenejapan and to the west with Rafael Delgado, Orizaba and Mariano Escobedo. Its approximate distance to the south of the state capital by road is 180 kilometers.