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Oaxaca
Estado Libre y Soberano de Oaxaca
State
Free an Sovereign State o Oaxaca

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State o Oaxaca athin Mexico
Coordinates: 15°53′53″N 96°24′51″W / 15.89806°N 96.41417°W / 15.89806; -96.41417
Kintra Mexico
Capital Oaxaca de Juarez
Lairgest ceety Oaxaca de Juarez
Municipalities 570
Admission 21 December 1823[1]
Order 10t
Government
 • Govrenor Gabino Cué Convergencia
 • Senators[2] Ericel Gómez Nucamendi 22px
Armando Contreras Castillo 22px
Adolfo Toledo Infanzón 22px
Area[4]
 • Total 93,952 km2 (36,275 sq mi)
  Ranked 5t
Highest elevation[5] 3,720 m (12,200 ft)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Total 3,801,962
 • Rank 10nt
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
 • Density rank 23t
Demonym Oaxacatence (a)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Auriea code
ISO 3166 code MX-OAX
HDI Increase 0.831 high Ranked 16t
GDP US$ 12,552,404.609 mil[a]
Website Official Web Site
^ a. The state's GDP wis 160,670,779 million o pesos in 2008,[7] amoont correspondin tae 12,552,404.609 millon o dollars, being a dollar worth 12.80 pesos (value o 3 Juin 2010).[8]

Oaxaca (IPA|wa'jaca) offeecially Estado Libre y Soberano de Oaxaca (Scots: Free an Sovereign State o Oaxaca) is ane o the 31 states which, wi the Federal Destrict, comprise the 32 Federal Entities o Mexico. It is dividit intae 570 municipalities an its caipital ceety is Oaxaca de Juarez.

It is locatit in Soothwastren Mexico.[9] It is bordered bi the states o Guerrero tae the wast, Puebla tae the northwast, Veracruz tae the north, Chiapas tae the east. Tae the sooth, Oaxaca haes a significant coastline on the Paceefic Ocean.

The state is best kent for its indigenous fowks an culturs. The maist numerous an best kent are the Zapotecs an the Mixtecs, but there are saxteen that are offeecially recognizit. These culturs hae survivit better tae the present than maist ithers in Mexico due tae the state’s ruggit an isolatin terrain. Maist live in the Central Valleys region, which is an aw an important aurie for tourism, attractin fowk for its aircheological steids such as Monte Albán, native cultur an crafts. Anither important tourist aurie is the coast, which haes the major resort o Huatulco. The state an aw haes some o the greatest biodiversity in Mexico.

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  1. "Las Diputaciones Provinciales" (in Spanish). p. 15. 
  2. "Senadores por Oaxaca LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved January 1, 2012. 
  3. tipot=Edo&edot=22 "Listado de Diputados por Grupo La Diputación Provincial y El Federalismo Mexicano". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved January 1, 2012. 
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved April 5, 2011. 
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved April 5, 2011. 
  6. "Mexico en Cifras". INEGI. Retrieved April 5, 2011. 
  7. "Oaxaca.". 2010. Retrieved April 5, 2011. 
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano.". www.pesomexicano.com.mx. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 
  9. "Oaxaca.". Explorando Mexico. Retrieved April 4, 2011. 


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