Zentla is a town located in the middle of the state of Veracruz. It is the seat of the municipality of Zentla. It has an area of 241 km2 that represents the 0.33% of the territorial area of the state. The city has a current population of 12,339..
It is located between 19 degrees north latitude and 96 degrees west longitude. It has an elevation of 950 meters above mean sea level.
In 1984, it was founded with the name of "Colony Manuel Gonzales". In 1926, it was established as a city. The main economic activities in Zentla are the agriculture, sugar industry and fishing industry. Zentla is known by its "piloncillo" production. The main festival is the "day of sugar" in May.