Tapachula (täpächōō´lä), city (1990 pop. 138,858) Chiapas state, SE Mexico, at the foot of the Chiapas highlands and near the Guatemala border. It is the commercial center of a coffee-growing region and an important transportation link between Mexico and Central America. Ceramics and leather goods are produced by local artisans.
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