Tuxtla Gutiérrez, framed by mountains, canyons and waterfalls, is the capital of one of the most beautiful states of the Mexican Republic; with a variety of attractions and tourist sites within the city and its surroundings that make up beautiful landscapes.
Tuxtla Gutiérrez, becomes an unparalleled destination not only for being the point of entry and departure to travel and enjoy the state of Chiapas; but also to concentrate all the treasures of Chiapas in one place.
City that is always adorned by nature and its landscapes that serve as stage. It is the only one of the capitals of the states of the southern border that is between mountains distinguished by the intense spring flowering of its trees that stain it with explosive colors and an exotic variety of fauna.
412, 4 km²
North: Usumacinta and Chiapa de Corzo
South: Suchiapa and Ocozocoautla
West: Berriozábal and Ocozocoautla de Espinosa East: Chiapa de Corzo
567,787 inhabitants approx. (INEGI)
550 meters above sea level.
Mestizos, Tzotziles, Tzentales, Zoques
Language: The official language of Mexico is Spanish. Large hotels, travel agencies and some restaurants have English speaking staff.
Climate: The warm season lasts from mid-February to September with an average annual temperature of 25.4 ° C. The warmest period of the year is from April to the second week of May where temperatures reach around 40 ° C. The cool season lasts from mid-November to mid-February. The coldest period of the year is the month of December when the temperature can drop to 8 ° C. The normal rainy season covers from May to the second week of October. Normally, the rainiest months are June and September.
What to wear: The dominant climate is warm humid and subhumid most of the year, it is recommended to wear light and comfortable clothes.
- Agriculture (corn, beans, fruits).
- Livestock and poultry production.
Currency: The Mexican currency is the peso and consists of 100 cents. There are bills of 1,000, 500, 200, 100, 50, and 20 pesos; the coins are 20, 10, 5, 2 and one peso, and 50, 20 and 10 cents.
Currency exchange: The change to national currency can be done in various exchange houses located at the airport, hotels, banks, and in some stores. It is recommended to change to dollars, since the change of other currencies is difficult. Most banks open at 9:00 a.m. and they close between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. only some open on Saturday mornings.
Our capital has all the necessary services to satisfy your visitors whatever the reason for your arrival, business, vacation or a weekend getaway.
Medical services: In the city we have a wide range of clinics and private hospitals as well as the public sector.
Communications: Mobile telephony has extensive coverage with various telecommunications companies such as: Telcel, AT & T, Movistar, and Nextel.
Hotels: From 5 stars to hostels.
Restaurants: Traditional food, international, seafood and botaneros centers
Airport: With connections to Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Tijuana, Palenque, Merida and Cancun.