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Alto Lucero

Alto Lucero

Alto Lucero (formally: Alto Lucero de Gutiérrez Barrios) is a city and municipality in the Mexican state of Veracruz. It is located at 19°37′N 96°44′W, some 35 km from state capital Xalapa. The Laguna Verde nuclear power plant, Mexico's only such facility, was built near the town of Punta Limón in Alto Lucero municipality during the 1970s.

It is the birthplace and childhood hometown of famed singer Paquita la del Barrio (b. 1947).


As 2020 the municipality had a population of 28,184 inhabitants in 137 localities. Alto Lucero, the municipal seat, had a population of 5,243 inhabitants, other localities includes Mesa de Guadalupe (3,439 hab.), Palma Sola (3,227 hab.), Blanca Espuma (1,580 hab.) and La Reforma (1,335 hab.).


External links

  • (in Spanish) Alto Lucero municipal webpage Archived 2004-06-06 at the Wayback Machine
  • (in Spanish) Municipal Official Information
  • Photos with narrative of Alto Lucero, surroundings, and some wildlife

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