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Totonac

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The Totonac are a Native American people in the state of Veracruz, Mexico. "Totonac" is also the name of their native language. Most of the Totonac now speak the Spanish language, including some who, in addition, also use their traditional tongue.

The Totonac built the Pre-Columbian city of El Tajín. Many are centered in and around the city of Papantla.

Until the mid 19th century, the Totonac were the world's main producers of vanilla.

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