The municipality of Soteapan is located in the state of Veracruz, is one of the 212 municipalities of the state and has its location in the southern part of the state, is part of the Olmeca region and is rural. Its coordinates are 18°14 'north latitude, west longitude 94°52' and has a height of 420 meters above sea level. The municipality has a population of 28,104 inhabitants, made up of 62 localities. The municipality of Soteapan has a warm-regular climate, with an annual temperature of 24.3ºC, rains are abundant in the summer and early fall.
In this municipality, religious celebrations are celebrated on March 18 and 19, in celebration of San José Patriarca and June 28 to 30 in honor of San Pedro, patron saint of the town.