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Jalapa is the capital of Veracruz state. The city is situated in a fertile valley encompassed by some of the highest mountains in the Sierra Madre including the 'Pico de Orizaba', which sands at 18,000 feet. An extremely high annual rainfall contributes to the importance of this agricultural and commercial center. Coffee, vanilla and other tropical crops are found in abundance throughout the area.