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Encyclopedia > San Luis Potosí
ESTADO DE SAN LUIS POTOSÍ
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Mexico is divided into 31 states (estados) and 1 Federal District (Distrito Federal), which contains the capital, Mexico City. See also Mexican state name etymologies. States and their capital cities Aguascalientes - Aguascalientes Baja California - Mexicali Baja California Sur - La Paz Campeche - Campeche Chiapas - Tuxtla Gutiérrez Chihuahua - Chihuahua Coahuila - Saltillo... Other Mexican States
Capital San Luis Potosí, SLP
Other major cities Matehuala
list of municipalities
Area 63,068 Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. It is one of the SI derived units. 1 km² is equal to: the area of a square measuring 1 kilometre on each side 1 000 000 m2 100 hectares 0.386 102 square miles... km²
Political division of Mexico The following table presents a listing of Mexicos 31 federal states (and its Federal District, officially not a state), ranked in order of their surface area. See also: Mexico States of Mexico Geography of Mexico List of Mexican states by population Population figures per 2000... Ranked 15th
Population
(2000 census)
2,296,360
Political division of Mexico The following table presents a listing of Mexicos 31 federal states (and its Federal District, officially not a state), ranked in order of their total population (per year 2000 census data from INEGI). See also: Mexico States of Mexico Geography of Mexico List of Mexican... Ranked 16th
The United Mexican States ( Mexico) is a federal republic comprising 31 states and one federal district (the Mexican Federal District, or Distrito Federal). According to the 1917 Constitution, executive power in each of those states is deposited in a governor, who is elected for a six-year term by direct... Governor
(2003-09)
Jesús Marcelo de los Santos Fraga ( The National Action Party (Spanish: Partido Acción Nacional), known by the acronym PAN, is a conservative party and one of the main political parties in Mexico. Mexican catholics were the founders of this party, and were looking for a peaceful way to bring change in the country, and have... PAN)
The Chamber of Deputies (Spanish: Cámara de Diputados) is the lower house of Mexicos bicameral legislature, the Congress of the Union. The structure and responsibilities of both chambers of Congress are defined in Articles 50 to 70 of the 1917 Constitution of Mexico. Composition The Chamber of Deputies... Federal Deputies (7) The National Action Party (Spanish: Partido Acción Nacional), known by the acronym PAN, is a conservative party and one of the main political parties in Mexico. Mexican catholics were the founders of this party, and were looking for a peaceful way to bring change in the country, and have... PAN = 4
The Institutional Revolutionary Party (Spanish: Partido Revolucionario Institucional or PRI) held power in Mexico for more than 70 years. It was the final result of all the political accommodations after the Mexican Revolution, in which most of the victorious combatants finally agreed to join under its umbrella. The party, under... PRI/ The Green Ecological Party of Mexico (Spanish: Partido Verde Ecologista de México, known by the abbreviation PVEM) is one of the six political parties to enjoy representation in the Mexican Congress. The partys congressional strength currently stands at 17 deputies (from 500) and five senators (from 128). In... PVEM = 3
The Senate (Spanish: Cámara de Senadores or Senado) is the upper house of Mexicos bicameral Congress. After a series of reforms during the 1990s, it is now made up of 128 senators: Three for each of the 31 states Three for the Federal District Thirty-two national senators... Federal Senators PAN = 2
PRI = 1
ISO 3166-2 is the second part of the ISO 3166 standard. It is a geocode system created for coding the names of subdivisions of countries (subnational entities) and dependent areas. The purpose of the standard is to establish a worldwide series of short abbreviations for places, for use on... ISO 3166-2
Postal abbr.
MX-SLP
S.L.P.

The The United Mexican States or Mexico ( Spanish: Estados Unidos Mexicanos or México; regarding the use of the variant spelling Méjico, see section The name below) is a country located in North America, bordered to the north by the United States of America, to the southeast by... Mexican state of San Luis Potosí has an area of 62,848 km². It is in the north-central part of the republic, bordered by the Mexican states of Other Mexican States Capital Guadalajara Other major cities Puerto Vallarta Ciudad Guzmán list of municipalities Area 80,386 km² Ranked 6th Population (2000 census) 6,321,280 Ranked 4th Governor (2001-07) Francisco Javier Ramírez Acuña (PAN) Federal Deputies (19) PRI = 13 PAN = 6 Federal Senators PAN... Jalisco, This article is about the city of Guanajuato. For the state of the same name, see State of Guanajuato. Plaza de la Paz and the Basilica Colegiata de Nuestra Senora de Guanajuato (2004) The city of Guanajuato is the capital of the state of the same name. It is located... Guanajuato, Other Mexican States Capital Santiago de Querétaro Other major cities San Juan del Río list of municipalities Area 11,449 km² Ranked 27th Population (2000 census) 1,402,010 Ranked 24th Governor (2003-09) Francisco Garrido Patrón ( PAN) Federal Deputies (4) PAN = 3... Querétaro, This article is about the Mexican state. For other uses of the name, see Hidalgo (disambiguation) Categories: Stub | Mexican states ... Hidalgo, Veracruz is the name of a city and a state in Mexico. This article is about the city. For the state, see: State of Veracruz The city of Veracruz is a major port city on the Gulf of Mexico in the Mexican state of Veracruz. It is located 105 kilometers... Veracruz, Other Mexican States Capital Ciudad Victoria Other major cities Tampico Area 79,384 km² Ranked 7th Population (2000 census) 2,747,110 Ranked 13th Governor (1999-2005) Tomás Yarrington Ruvalcaba (PRI) Federal Deputies (8) PRI = 6 PAN = 2 Federal Senators PRI = 2 PAN = 1 ISO 3166-2 Postal abbr... Tamaulipas, Other Mexican States Capital Monterrey Other major cities list of municipalities Area 64,924 km² Ranked 13th Population (2000 census) 3,826,240 Ranked 9th Governor (2003-09) José Natividad González Parás ( PRI/ PVEM) Federal Deputies (11) PRI/ PVEM = 10 PAN = 1 Federal Senators... Nuevo León, Other Mexican States Capital Saltillo Other major cities Torreón Piedras Negras list of municipalities Area 149,982 km² Ranked 3rd Population (2000 census) 2,295,800 Ranked 17th Governor (1999-2005) Enrique Martínez y Martínez (PRI) Federal Deputies (7) PRI = 6 pending = 1 Federal Senators PAN = 2... Coahuila, and Zacatecas is the name of a city and a state in Mexico. This article is about the city. For the state, see: State of Zacatecas. Zacatecas is a city in Mexico, the capital of Zacatecas State. Its population as of 2002 was approximately 115,000. It is built in a... Zacatecas. In 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January January 1 - Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. Pascal Couchepin becomes President of the Confederation in... 2003 the estimated population was 2,353,000 people.


The native peoples of the state include the The Huastec, also rendered as Huaxtec and Huastecos, are an indigenous people of Mexico, historically based in the Mexican states of Hidalgo, Veracruz, San Luis Potosí and Tamaulipas concentrated along the route of the Panuco river and along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The Huastec are also known... Huastec and Chichimec.


In addition to the state capital San Luis Potosí, the state includes the cities of Ciudad Valles, Matehuala, and Río Verde.


Municipalities

San Luis Potosí is divided into 58 municipalities ( A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. Municipalities are not necessarily the same as townships. In most countries, this is the smallest administrative subdivision... municipios). See municipalities of San Luis Potosí.


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Mexico is divided into 31 states (estados) and 1 Federal District (Distrito Federal), which contains the capital, Mexico City. See also Mexican state name etymologies. States and their capital cities Aguascalientes - Aguascalientes Baja California - Mexicali Baja California Sur - La Paz Campeche - Campeche Chiapas - Tuxtla Gutiérrez Chihuahua - Chihuahua Coahuila - Saltillo... States of The United Mexican States or Mexico ( Spanish: Estados Unidos Mexicanos or México; regarding the use of the variant spelling Méjico, see section The name below) is a country located in North America, bordered to the north by the United States of America, to the southeast by... Mexico Flag of Mexico File links The following pages link to this file: Baltimore Orioles Banda Chiapas Florida Marlins Los Angeles Dodgers Latin America Politics of Mexico Minnesota Twins Milwaukee Brewers Oakland Athletics Organization of American States Pittsburgh Pirates Real Madrid San Diego Padres Tampa Bay Devil Rays Yucatán...
Other Mexican States Capital Aguascalientes, Ags. Other major cities list of municipalities Area 5,471 km² Ranked 28th Population (2000 census) 943,500 Ranked 27th Governor (2004-2010) Luis Armando Reynoso Femat ( PAN) Federal Deputies (3) PAN = 2 PRI = 1 Federal Senators PAN = 2 PRI = 1 ISO 3166-2... Aguascalientes | Baja California (highlighted) Alternative use: Baja California (state) Baja California or Lower California is a peninsula in the west of Mexico. It extends some 1250 km from Tijuana in the north to Cabo San Lucas in the south, separating the Pacific Ocean from the Gulf of California (or Sea of... Baja California | This article is currently in the process of being translated from its Spanish counterpart, es:Baja California Sur. Please feel free to help out with the translation. Baja California Sur is one of the 31 States of Mexico, occupying the part of the Baja California peninsula south of the 28th... Baja California Sur | For the state in Mexico, see State of Campeche. View of Campeche, showing Cathedral and part of old city fortifications Campeche is a city of Mexico located at latitude 19.85°N, longitude 90.53°W, on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico. The citys population estimate for... Campeche | Other Mexican States Capital Tuxtla Gutiérrez Other major cities San Cristóbal Tapachula list of municipalities Area 74,211 km² Ranked 8th Population (2000 census) 3,920,500 Ranked 8th Governor (2000-06) Pablo Salazar Mendiguchía (alliance of PRD, PAN, & others) Federal Deputies (12) PRI = 11 PAN... Chiapas | This article needs cleanup. Please edit this article to conform to a higher standard of article quality. This article is about the city in Mexico. For the state of Chihuahua, see State of Chihuahua. For other meanings of Chihuahua, see Chihuahua (disambiguation). Chihuahua is the capital of the state of... Chihuahua | Other Mexican States Capital Saltillo Other major cities Torreón Piedras Negras list of municipalities Area 149,982 km² Ranked 3rd Population (2000 census) 2,295,800 Ranked 17th Governor (1999-2005) Enrique Martínez y Martínez (PRI) Federal Deputies (7) PRI = 6 pending = 1 Federal Senators PAN = 2... Coahuila | Colima is the name of a city and a state in Mexico. This article is about the city. For the state, see: State of Colima. There is also Colima Volcano. The city of Colima is located at 19.24°N, 103.73°W. It is the capital and main city... Colima | Durango could mean any of the following: Durango (state) – a state in Mexico Durango, Durango (Victoria de Durango) – the capital city of the above state Durango, Spain – city in Vizcaya, Spain Durango, Colorado – a city in the United States of America Durango, Iowa – a city... Durango | This article is about the city of Guanajuato. For the state of the same name, see State of Guanajuato. Plaza de la Paz and the Basilica Colegiata de Nuestra Senora de Guanajuato (2004) The city of Guanajuato is the capital of the state of the same name. It is located... Guanajuato | Other Mexican States Capital Chilpancingo Other major cities Acapulco, Taxco, list of municipalities Area 64,281 km² Ranked 14th Population (2000 census) 3,075,080 Ranked 11th Governor (1999-2005) René Juárez Cisneros (PRI) Federal Deputies (10) PRI = 6 PRD = 4 Federal Senators PRI = 2 PRD = 1 ISO 3166... Guerrero | This article is about the Mexican state. For other uses of the name, see Hidalgo (disambiguation) Categories: Stub | Mexican states ... Hidalgo | Other Mexican States Capital Guadalajara Other major cities Puerto Vallarta Ciudad Guzmán list of municipalities Area 80,386 km² Ranked 6th Population (2000 census) 6,321,280 Ranked 4th Governor (2001-07) Francisco Javier Ramírez Acuña (PAN) Federal Deputies (19) PRI = 13 PAN = 6 Federal Senators PAN... Jalisco | The United Mexican States, or Mexico, is a federal republic, comprising 31 states. One of those states is called el Estado de México, or State of México. This article is about that state. The nations capital, Mexico City, is not a part of the State of M... México | Other Mexican States Capital Morelia Other major cities Lázaro Cárdenas list of municipalities Area 59,928 km² Ranked 16th Population (2000 census) 3,979,180 Ranked 7th Governor (2002-08) Lázaro Cárdenas Batel (PRD) Federal Deputies (13) PRD = 9 PRI = 2... Michoacán | Other Mexican States Capital Cuernavaca Other major cities Cuautla Area 4,950 km² Ranked 30th Population (2000 census) 1,552,880 Ranked 22nd Governor (2000-06) Sergio Estrada Cajigal Ramírez (PAN) Federal Deputies (4) PAN = 2 PRI = 2 Federal Senators PAN = 2 PRI = 1 ISO 3166-2 Postal abbr... Morelos | Other Mexican States Capital Tepic Other major cities Acaponeta Area 26,979 km² Ranked 23rd Population (2000 census) 919,740 Ranked 28th Governor (1999-2005) Antonio Echevarría Domínguez (PRD/PAN) Federal Deputies (3) PRI = 3 Federal Senators PRI = 2 PAN = 1 ISO 3166-2 Postal abbr. MX-NAY... Nayarit | Other Mexican States Capital Monterrey Other major cities list of municipalities Area 64,924 km² Ranked 13th Population (2000 census) 3,826,240 Ranked 9th Governor (2003-09) José Natividad González Parás ( PRI/ PVEM) Federal Deputies (11) PRI/ PVEM = 10 PAN = 1 Federal Senators... Nuevo León | Oaxaca is the name of a city and a state in Mexico. This article is about the city. For the state, see: Oaxaca (state). Calle Tinoco y Palacios, with the church of San Felipe Neri Basílica de la Soledad Calle Morelos The city of Oaxaca (formally: Oaxaca de Ju... Oaxaca | Puebla is the name of a city and a state in Mexico. This article is about the city. For the state, see: State of Puebla. Pueblas zócalo The city of Puebla – known more formally as Heróica Puebla de Zaragoza or less formally as La Angelópolis... Puebla | Other Mexican States Capital Santiago de Querétaro Other major cities San Juan del Río list of municipalities Area 11,449 km² Ranked 27th Population (2000 census) 1,402,010 Ranked 24th Governor (2003-09) Francisco Garrido Patrón ( PAN) Federal Deputies (4) PAN = 3... Querétaro | Other Mexican States Capital Chetumal Other major cities Cancún Cozumel List of municipalities Area 50,212 km² Ranked 19th Population (2000 census) 873,800 Ranked 29th Governor of Quintana Roo (1999-2005) Joaquín Ernesto Hendricks Díaz (PRI) Federal Deputies (2) PRI = 2 Federal Senators PRI = 2 PAN... Quintana Roo | San Luis Potosí | Sinaloa is the name of a city, a municipality and a state in Mexico. This article is about the state. For the city, see: Sinaloa, Sinaloa. Other Mexican States Capital Culiacán Other major cities Mazatlán, Los Mochis Area 58,238 km² Ranked 17th Population (2000 census) 2,534... Sinaloa | This article is about the Mexican state of Sonora. For other places with the same name, see Sonora (disambiguation). Other Mexican States Capital Hermosillo Other major cities Ciudad Obregón Nogales list of municipalities Area 182,052 km² Ranked 2nd Population (2000 census) 2,213,370 Ranked 19th Governor (2003... Sonora | This article refers to Tabasco state; for the condiment see Tabasco sauce Other Mexican States Capital Villahermosa Other major cities List of municipalities Area 25,267 km² Ranked 24th Population (2000 census) 1,889,370 Ranked 20th Governor (2001-07) Manuel Andrade Díaz (PRI) Federal Deputies (6) PRI = 6... Tabasco | Other Mexican States Capital Ciudad Victoria Other major cities Tampico Area 79,384 km² Ranked 7th Population (2000 census) 2,747,110 Ranked 13th Governor (1999-2005) Tomás Yarrington Ruvalcaba (PRI) Federal Deputies (8) PRI = 6 PAN = 2 Federal Senators PRI = 2 PAN = 1 ISO 3166-2 Postal abbr... Tamaulipas | Tlaxcala is the name of a city and a state in Mexico. This article is about the city. For the state, see: Tlaxcala (state). The city of Tlaxcala is the capital and chief center of population of the Mexican state of the same name. The city is located at 19... Tlaxcala | Veracruz is the name of a city and a state in Mexico. This article is about the city. For the state, see: State of Veracruz The city of Veracruz is a major port city on the Gulf of Mexico in the Mexican state of Veracruz. It is located 105 kilometers... Veracruz | The Yucatán Peninsula separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico. It comprises part of Mexico, the nation of Belize, and Guatemalas northern territory of El Petén. The Yucatán peninsula roughly coincides with the zone of influence of the Pre-Columbian Maya... Yucatán | Zacatecas is the name of a city and a state in Mexico. This article is about the city. For the state, see: State of Zacatecas. Zacatecas is a city in Mexico, the capital of Zacatecas State. Its population as of 2002 was approximately 115,000. It is built in a... Zacatecas
Federal District: Other Mexican States Capital Mexico City Area 1,479 km² Ranked 32nd Population (2000 census) 8,591,300 Ranked 2nd Head of Govt (2000-06) Andrés Manuel López Obrador (PRD) Federal Deputies (30) PRD = 27 PAN = 3 Federal Senators PAN = 1 PVEM = 1 PRD = 1 ISO 3166-2... Mexican Federal District

 
 

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