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Chiapas
State
Estado Libre y Soberano de Chiapas

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Anthem: Himno a Chiapas
State o Chiapas athin Mexico
Coordinates: 16°24′36″N 92°24′31″W / 16.41000°N 92.40861°W / 16.41000; -92.40861
Kintra Mexico
Caipital Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Lairgest Ceety Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Municipalities 118
Admission 14 September 1824[1]
Order 19t[a]
Government
 • Govrenor Juan Sabines Guerrero PRD
 • Senators[2] Manuel Velasco PVEM
María Elena Orantes PRI
Rubén Velázquez PRD
 • Deputies[3]
Area[4]
 • Total 73,289 km2 (28,297 sq mi)
  Rankit 10t
Highest elevation[5] 4,080 m (13,390 ft)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Total 4,796,580
 • Rank 7t
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
 • Density rank 15t
Demonym Chiapaneco (a)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 29 – 30
Aurie code
ISO 3166 code MX-CHP
HDI Increase 0.739 Medium Rankit 32nt
GDP US$ 11,957,977.89 th[b]
Website Offeecial Wab Steid

^ a. By the will of the people of Chiapas expressed by direct vote for incorporation into the Federation.

^ b. The state's GDP wis 153,062,117 thoosan o pesos in 2008,[7] amoont correspondin tae 11,957,977.89 million o dollars, being a dollar wirth 12.80 pesos (value o 3 Juin 2010).[8]

Chiapas (Spainyie pronunciation: [ˈtʃjapas]), offeecially Free an Sovereign State o Chiapas (Spainyie: Estado Libre y Soberano de Chiapas), is ane o the 31 states that, wi the Federal Destrict, comprise the 32 Federal Entities o Mexico. It is dividit in 118 municipalities an its caipital ceety is Tuxtla Gutierrez. Ither important ceeties in Chiapas include San Cristóbal de las Casas, Comitán, an Tapachula. Locatit in Soothwastren Mexico, it is the soothmaist State o Mexico. It is bordered bi the states o Tabasco tae the north, Veracruz tae the northwast an Oaxaca tae the wast. Tae the east Chiapas borders Guatemala, an tae the sooth the Paceefic Ocean.

Chiapas is hame tae the auncient Mayan ruins o Palenque, Yaxchilán, Bonampak, an Chinkultic. It is hame tae ane o the lairgest indigenous populations in the kintra wi twal federally recognizit ethnicities an aw. Hintle o the state’s history is centered on the subjugation o these fowks wi occasional rebellions. The last o these rebellions wis the 1994 Zapatista uprisin, which succeedit in obtainin new richts for indigenous fowk but dividit hintle o the indigenous fowks o the state an aw.

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  1. "La diputación provincial y el federalismo mexicano" (in Spanish). 
  2. "Senadores por Chiapas LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved October 21, 2010. 
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Chiapas". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved April 5, 2011. 
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  6. "Mexico en Cifras". INEGI. Retrieved April 5, 2011. 
  7. "Chiapas.". 2010. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano.". www.pesomexicano.com.mx. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 

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