in Perote of Estado de Veracruz-Llave, Mexico

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
19.562 and -97.242 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 19° 33' 44" and W -97° 14' 32"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - MXN
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:09 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/Mexico_City
UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:04 am and 6:19 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bantam Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Mexico in Central America

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Mexico.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Mexico. Last Update: 2021-01-27 08:28:12

Delve into Perote

Perote in Perote (Estado de Veracruz-Llave) with it's 32,559 habitants is a town located in Mexico about 123 mi (or 198 km) east of Mexico City, the country's capital town.

Time in Perote is now 11:09 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Mexico City with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Perote, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Mexico is El Lencero Airport in a distance of 30 mi (or 48 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Mexico is Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan in a distance of 10 mi (or 17 km), North-East.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Las Minas, Las Vigas de Ramirez, Tatatila, Altotonga and Ayahualulco. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 15°C / 59 °F

Morning Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1026 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Thursday, 28th of January 2021

17°C (62 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 29th of January 2021

22°C (71 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 30th of January 2021

21°C (70 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

La Escuela Normal de Perote Veracruz

Published: November 07, 2010
Length: 54:18 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: 30U

Miedo, terror y rock'n'roll!! Es fantástico escuchar todas las historias, los mitos y leyendas que han surgido alrededor de este desafortunado edificio abandonado desde los años 60's. Ubicado...

Documental Entre Siglos La Fortaleza de San Carlos en Perote parte 1

Published: July 28, 2009
Length: 04:52 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: alcazar lopez

Film realizado en el 2008 con motivo del 483 aniversario de la fundacion de la ciudad de Perote, encargado y patrocinado por el H. Ayuntamiento de Perote 2008-2010 y realizado por la compañia...

Benggy Col. Villa de Guadalupe Perote, Ver., Parte1

Published: November 14, 2012
Length: 09:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sonido Benggy

Contrataciones directas Sonido Benggy el pequeño gigante de Cd. Serdán Puebla Telefonos Cel: 045 245 456 00 49 045 245 106 70 02 045 282 108 71 87 045 245 104 56 20.

Indignación en Perote por asesinato de joven quinceañera

Published: February 24, 2014
Length: 26:57 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: avcnoticias

Xalapa, Ver.- (AVC/Rosalía Hernández) Francisca no tuvo fiesta de XV años, no hubo dinero para celebrarla el pasado 16 de enero. Tampoco celebrará su próximo cumpleaños porque fue asesinada.

Entrevista Perote

Published: April 28, 2011
Length: 34:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: OpticaOLM

Entrevista a Personal de O&LM por Televisora PeroTV en Perote Veracruz.

Driving Xalapa - Passing Perote

Published: March 29, 2010
Length: 12:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: JameSienk

Great views of the Cofre de Perote, Pico de Orizaba (Citlalteptl), and the Prison. The weather could not have been better.

Sonido Trovador en Perote Ver

Published: August 19, 2012
Length: 17:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sonido Benggy

Sonido Trovador en el baile de Feria anual en honor a nuestra señora de la Asunción de María. Contrataciones directas Sonido Benggy el pequeño gigante de Cd. Serdán Puebla Telefonos...

Perote Desfile de la Fundacion

Published: June 24, 2012
Length: 12:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Zepol131

Desfile de la fundación de perote.

Mucha historia, Fortaleza de San Carlos, Perote Veracruz

Published: September 16, 2014
Length: 39:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: laloollin

Realicé este video con el Creador de presentaciones de diapositivas de YouTube (

Cofre de Perote 2010

Published: April 25, 2012
Length: 05:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Guillermo García

Mauricio en la cima del cofre de perote. Excelente video, hay que visitarlo.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Perote, Veracruz

Perote is a city and municipality in the Mexican state of Veracruz. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name, which borders on Las Vigas de Ramírez, Acajete, Xico and Tlalnelhuayocan, and the state of Puebla. It is on Federal Highway 140. Its climate is regular cold and dry with an annual average temperature of 12 Celsius. Perote's fortress of San Carlos once served as a prison. Guadalupe Victoria died there.

Located at 19.562, -97.242 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Veracruz

San Carlos Fortress

The San Carlos Fortress is a fort in the city of Perote, in the Mexican state of Veracruz. It is also known as the Fort of San Carlos, Perote Castle, the Castle of San Carlos, Perote Prison, San Carlos de Perote Fortress, and San Carlos de Perote Castle. The fortress was built from 1770 to 1776 by Manuel de Santisteban as a guard post and repository for treasure prior to shipment to Spain.

Located at 19.5735, -97.2446 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Veracruz, Defunct prisons in Mexico, History of Veracruz, World Heritage Sites in Mexico, Visitor attractions in Veracruz

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Perote, Pinahuizapan