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Tabasco
Official flag of Tabasco
Flag
Coat of arms of Tabasco
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Country Flag of Mexico Mexico
Capital Villahermosa
Municipalities 17 in 4 zones
Government
 - Governor Andrés Rafael Granier Melo (PRI)
 - Federal Deputies PRD: 8
 - Federal Senators PRD: 2
PRI: 1
Area
Ranked 24th
 - Total 25,267 km² (9,755.6 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 - Total 1,989,969 (Ranked 20th)
HDI (2004) 0.7684 - medium
Ranked 21st
ISO 3166-2 MX-TAB
Postal abbr. Tab.
Website: Tabasco State Government

Tabasco is a state in Mexico. It is bordered by the states of Veracruz to the west, Chiapas to the south, and Campeche to the north-east. To the east Tabasco borders with the Petén department of Guatemala, and to the north with the Gulf of Mexico. Tabasco is in the northern half of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. The classic Tabasco red pepper sauce Tabasco sauce is a brand of hot sauce made from tabasco peppers (Capsicum frutescens var. ... Trinomial name Capsicum frutescens var. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Mexico_map,_MX-TAB.svg‎ my edits licensed under File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... This article is about a city in Mexico. ... Municipal Palace of Veracruz Municipalities (municipios in Spanish) are the second-level administrative division in Mexico (where the first-level administrative division is the estado, or state). ... The United Mexican States ( Mexico) is a federal republic comprising 31 states and one federal district (the Mexican Federal District, or Distrito Federal). ... Andrés Rafael Granier Melo (b. ... The Chamber of Deputies (Spanish: Cámara de Diputados) is the lower house of Mexicos bicameral legislature, the Congress of the Union. ... The Party of the Democratic Revolution (in Spanish: Partido de la Revolución Democrática, PRD) is one of the three main political parties in Mexico. ... The Senate (Spanish: Cámara de Senadores or Senado) is the upper house of Mexicos bicameral Congress. ... The Party of the Democratic Revolution (in Spanish: Partido de la Revolución Democrática, PRD) is one of the three main political parties in Mexico. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... 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. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 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). ... World map indicating Human Development Index (2006). ... States of Mexico colored by HDI The following table presents a listing of Mexicos 31 federal states (and its Federal District, officially not a state), ranked in order of their Human Development Index, as reported by the United Nations in 2004. ... ISO 3166-2 is the second part of the ISO 3166 standard. ... The United Mexican States or Mexico (Estados Unidos Mexicanos or México) is a federal republic made up of 31 states (estados) and one Federal District, (Distrito Federal), which contains the capital, Mexico City. ... Location within Mexico Country Capital Municipalities 212 Largest City Veracruz Government  - Governor Fidel Herrera Beltrán (PRI)  - Federal Deputies PRI: 6 PAN: 11 PRD: 2 Convergencia: 2  - Federal Senators PRD: 1 PAN: 1 Convergencia: 1 Area Ranked 11th  - Total 71,699 km² (27,683. ... Location within Mexico Country  Mexico Capital Tuxtla Gutiérrez Municipalities 118 Largest City Tuxtla Gutiérrez Government  - Governor Juan José Sabines Guerrero ( PRD)  - Federal Deputies PRI: 7 PRD: 5  - Federal Senators PRI: 1 PRD: 1 PVEM: 1 Area Ranked 8th  - State 74,211 km²  (28,653 sq mi) Population (2005... Location within Mexico Country Capital Municipalities 11 Largest City San Francisco de Campeche Government  - Governor Jorge Carlos Hurtado Valdez (PRI)  - Federal Deputies PRI:2  - Federal Senators PRI:2 PAN:1 Area Ranked 18th  - State 50,812 km²  (19,618. ... El Petén Petén is a department of the nation of Guatemala. ... Guatemala is divided into 22 [1] departments (departamentos): Alta Verapaz Baja Verapaz Chimaltenango Chiquimula Petén El Progreso Quiché Escuintla Guatemala Huehuetenango Izabal Jalapa Jutiapa Quetzaltenango Retalhuleu Sacatepéquez San Marcos Santa Rosa Sololá Suchitepequez Totonicapán Zacapa In addition, Guatemala has in the past claimed that all or part... Gulf of Mexico in 3D perspective. ... The Isthmus of Tehuantepec is an isthmus in Mexico. ...


The state capital is Villahermosa. In countries with federal constitutions divided into subnational entities known as states, the state capital is the administrative center of a state. ... This article is about a city in Mexico. ...

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Government and politics

The Constitution of the State of Tabasco provides that the government of Tabasco, like the government of every other state in Mexico, consists of three powers: the executive, the legislative, and the judiciary. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2560 × 1920 pixel, file size: 1,000 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Vista desde lo alto en parque Tomas Garrrido, Villahermosa, Tabasco. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2560 × 1920 pixel, file size: 1,000 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Vista desde lo alto en parque Tomas Garrrido, Villahermosa, Tabasco. ... This article is about a city in Mexico. ... The Constitution of the State of Tabasco (Spanish: Constitución Política del Estado de Tabasco) is the document that describes the structure and function of the government of the State of Tabasco. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... A legislatureis a type of representative deliberative assembly with the power to ratify laws. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      In the law, the judiciary or judicial system is the system of courts which administer justice in the name of the sovereign or state, a mechanism for the resolution of disputes. ...


Executive power is vested in the office of the Governor. The Governor is directly elected by the citizens, using a secret ballot, and serves a six-year term with no possibility of re-election. Legislative power resides in the Congress of Tabasco, a unicameral legislature composed of 35 deputies. Judicial power rests with the Superior Court of Justice of Tabasco. List of governors of the Mexican state of Tabasco Roberto Madrazo (1994–2000) * Víctor Manuel Barceló served as a governor temporarily when Roberto Madrazo requested license See also List of Mexican governors Source Governors of Tabasco Category: ... The Congress of the State of Tabasco (aka Congress of Tabasco) is the legislative branch of the government of the State of Tabasco. ... Unicameralism is the practice of having only one legislative or parliamentary chamber. ...


Local elections in Tabasco were held on 15 October 2006. A local election was held in the Mexican state of Tabasco on Sunday, October 15, 2006. ... is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Municipalities

Tabasco is subdivided into 17 municipios (municipalities) in five zones: The Chontalpa, the Center, the Sierra, and the River. See Municipalities of Tabasco. A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... The Mexican state of Tabasco is made up of 17 municipalities Category: ...


Major communities

Cárdenas is the second-largest city in the state of Tabasco, in southeastern Mexico. ... The pyramids of Comalcalco Comalcalco is a city and a site of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization about 45 miles (60 km) northeast of Villahermosa in the mexican state of Tabasco. ... Macuspana Tabasco region Macuspana is a city and county in the Tabasco region of south-east Mexico. ... Tenosique is a town in Tabasco state, Mexico. ... This article is about a city in Mexico. ...

Spanish

In Tabasco and Veracruz, unlike the rest of Mexico, the accent is considered Caribbean Spanish, partly due to the heavy Cuban influence. Location within Mexico Country Capital Municipalities 212 Largest City Veracruz Government  - Governor Fidel Herrera Beltrán (PRI)  - Federal Deputies PRI: 6 PAN: 11 PRD: 2 Convergencia: 2  - Federal Senators PRD: 1 PAN: 1 Convergencia: 1 Area Ranked 11th  - Total 71,699 km² (27,683. ... Caribbean Spanish (español caribeño) is the general name of the Spanish language dialects spoken in the Caribbean region. ...


Regions

Some of its major rivers are the Grijalva and the Usumacinta, which run through the Tabasco Plain. The Tabasco plain is a coastal plain, with heavy rainfall, and covered in rainforest. It also contains beautiful rivers and waterfalls in the rainforest. Río Grijalva is a river in south Mexico. ... Categories: Stub ...


Tourist attractions

Tourist attractions include, along with many others, the Olmec ruins of La Venta, and the Mayan ruins of Comalcalco. The town of Puerto Ceiba in the municipality of Paraíso is known for being the place where poet Carlos Pellicer Cámara got inspiration for much of his work. Monument 1, one of the four Olmec colossal heads at La Venta. ... The Grandmother, La Venta (reproduction) La Venta is the name of a Pre-Columbian archaeological site of the Olmec civilization. ... This article is about the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. ... The pyramids of Comalcalco Comalcalco is a city and a site of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization about 45 miles (60 km) northeast of Villahermosa in the mexican state of Tabasco. ... Paraíso is the Portuguese and Spanish word for paradise. ... Carlos Pellicer (January 16, 1897 - February 16, 1977) was born Carlos Pellicer Cámara in Villahermosa, Tabasco. ...


Flooding

Main article: 2007 Tabasco flood

Tabasco was subject to heavy rain in late October and early November 2007, causing widespread flooding. There are currently estimates that approximately 80% of Tabasco's land area is under water, affecting over 1,000,000 residents. [1][2] Image File history File links Gnome_globe_current_event. ... Image File history File links Lightning_NOAA.jpg‎ Description: Multiple cloud-to-ground and cloud-to-cloud lightning strokes during night-time. ... Avenida Méndez, Villahermosa, Tabasco The 2007 Tabasco flood occurred in late October and early November 2007 in the Mexican states of Tabasco and Chiapas, in which as much as 80% of the former was left under water. ... This article is about precipitation. ... A flood (in Old English flod, a word common to Teutonic languages; compare German Flut, Dutch vloed from the same root as is seen in flow, float) is an overflow of water, an expanse of water submerging land, a deluge. ...


"The situation is extraordinarily serious: This is one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the country," President Felipe Calderón said in a televised address on the night of November 1, 2007.[3] The President of the United Mexican States is the head of state of Mexico. ... Felipe de Jesús Calderón Hinojosa (b. ... is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Worldwide helping programs for Tabasco

This is interactive information for Wikipedia readers on donations to the state of Tabasco. This shall be updated until donations are not needed anymore.


United States

The following are some of the organizations collecting donations to assist flood victims and relief efforts:


The American Red Cross: Donations can be held here. A WWII-era poster encouraged American women to volunteer for the Red Cross as part of the war effort. ...


UNICEF: Donations can be held here UNICEF Logo The United Nations Childrens Fund or UNICEF (Arabic: ; French: ; Spanish: ) was established by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 1946. ...


World Vision: www.worldvision.org or (888) 56-CHILD About.


Bank account numbers were provided by the Mexican government. Scotiabank: account 00100911240 HSBC bank: account 4000943274 Wells Fargo bank: account 599253401 Bancomer bank: account 2280300127 Scotiabank (Banque Scotia)(TSX: BNS NYSE: BNS), formally known as The Bank of Nova Scotia is one of Canadas Big Five banks. ... For other uses, see HSBC (disambiguation). ... An older Wells Fargo branch, located in Berkeley, California Wells Fargos corporate headquarters and main branch Wells Fargo & Co. ... BBVA Bancomer is the largest financial institution in Mexico, dominating about 20% of the market. ...


Germany

People in Germany can donate through the German Red Cross here. The German Red Cross (German: Deutsches Rotes Kreuz) is the national Red Cross Society of the Federal Republic of Germany. ...


Aktion Deutschland Hilft: http://www.aktion-deutschland-hilft.de/adh_artikel_14/presse_2/adh_111/2007_184/2007_11_03_ueberschwemmungen_in_mexico_6452.php


Hilfsorganisationen: http://www.greenpeace-magazin.de/magazin/tagesthemen/tt_list.php?p=89875&more=1


Für ihre Hilfsprojekte bittet Caritas international um Spenden mit Stichwort "Fluthilfe Mexiko" an: Caritas international, Spendenkonto 202, Bank für Sozialwirtschaft Karlsruhe, BLZ 660 205 00 oder online unter: Caritas


Planned hydropower infrastructure

Tabasco is contemplating construction of a hydropower infrastructure. Tabasco’s hydropower resources could be more important than hydrocarbons if they were correctly used.[4] Undershot water wheels on the Orontes River in Hama, Syria Saint Anthony Falls Hydropower is the capture of the energy of moving water for some useful purpose. ...


The volume of the annual rainfall is favorable for the development of mini hydroelectric projects. The National Commission for the Conservation of Energy (CONAE) estimates that the exploitation of mini hydroelectric power has reached 3,200 MW. [5] Hydroelectric dam diagram The waters of Llyn Stwlan, the upper reservoir of the Ffestiniog Pumped-Storage Scheme in north Wales, can just be glimpsed on the right. ...


References

  1. ^ http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/americas/11/02/mexico.floods.ap/index.html
  2. ^ http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21590403
  3. ^ http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/americas/11/02/mexico.floods.ap/index.html
  4. ^ HERNÁNDEZ HADDAD HUMBERTO (2007-11-02). KAOSENLARED.NET. La corrupción causa estragos en Tabasco. Retrieved on 2007-11-12.
  5. ^ Conae (2005-10-24). Comision Nacional para el Ahorro de Energia. Energias Renovables. Retrieved on 2007-11-12.

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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