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Michoacán
State
Estado Libre y Soberano
de Michoacán de Ocampo

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Motto: Heredamos Libertad, Legaremos Justicia Social
(We Inheritit Freedom, We Bequeath Social Juistice)
State o Michoacán athin Mexico
Coordinates: 19°10′07″N 101°53′59″W / 19.16861°N 101.89972°W / 19.16861; -101.89972
Kintra Mexico
Caipital Morelia
Lairgest Ceety Morelia
Municipalities 113
Admission December 22, 1823[1]
Order 5t
Government
 • Govrenor Fausto Vallejo PRI
 • Senators[2] Jesús Garibay García PRD
Silvano Aureoles PRD
Marko Antonio Cortés PAN
 • Deputies[3]
Area[4]
 • Total 58,643 km2 (22,642 sq mi)
  Ranked 16t
Highest elevation[5] 3,840 m (12,600 ft)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Total 4,351,037
 • Rank 9t
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
 • Density rank 13t
Demonym Michoacano (a)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code 58-61
Aurie code
ISO 3166 code MX-MIC
HDI Increase 0.791 Medium Ranked 29th
GDP US$ 16,409,455.078 mil[a]
Website Official Web Site
^ a. The state's GDP was 210,041,025 million of pesos in 2008,[7] amount corresponding to 16,409,455.078 millon of dollars, being a dollar worth 12.80 pesos (value of June 3, 2010).[8]

Michoacán, formally Michoacán de Ocampo (Spainyie pronunciation: [mitʃoaˈkan ðe oˈkampo]), officially Free an Sovereign State o Michoacán de Ocampo (Spainyie: Estado Libre y Soberano de Michoacán de Ocampo), is ane o the 31 states which, wi the Federal Destrict, comprise the 32 Federal Entities o Mexico. It is dividit in 113 municipalities an its caipital ceety is Morelia (umwhile cried Valladolid). The ceety wis namit efter José María Morelos, hero o the Mexican War o Unthirldom.

Michoacán is locatit in Wastren Mexico. It is bordered bi the states o Colima an Jalisco tae the northwast, Guanajuato an Querétaro tae the north, México tae the east, Guerrero tae the sootheast. Tae the soothwast, Michoacán haes a stretch o coastline on the Paceefic Ocean.

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  1. "Las Diputaciones Provinciales" (in Spanish). p. 15. 
  2. "Senadores por Michoacán LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Michoacán". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved March 28, 2010. 
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved March 28, 2011. 
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved March 28, 2011. 
  6. "Mexico en Cifras". INEGI. Retrieved March 28, 2011. 
  7. "Michoacán.". 2010. Retrieved March 28, 2011. 
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano.". www.pesomexicano.com.mx. Retrieved August 10, 2010.