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Xalapa (often spelled Jalapa, Spanish pronunciation: [xaˈlapa] (audio speaker iconlisten); English: /həˈlɑːpə/;[1] officially Xalapa-Enríquez [xaˈlapa enˈrikes]) is the capital city of the Mexican state of Veracruz. In the 2005 census the city reported a population of 387,879.[2]

The municipality has an area of 118.45 km². Xalapa lies near the geographic center of the state and is the second-largest city in the state after the city of Veracruz to the southeast.

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  1. "Jalapa". Encyclopædia Britannica. Archived from the original on 2014-10-29. Retrieved 2018-04-13.
  2. Link to tables of population data from Census of 2005 Archived 13 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática.