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Tamaulipas
Estado Libre y Soberano de Tamaulipas
State

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Motto:
Aunque Rústicos, Estas Armas Cuya Luz Ha Venido De Esta Cruz y Son De Linaje y Casa De Escandón
(Even Rustic, These Airms Whose Licht Haes Come Frae This Cross; An Are Lineage An Hoose O Escandon)
Anthem: Himno de Tamaulipas
State o Tamaulipas athin Mexico
Coordinates: 24°17′14″N 98°33′48″W / 24.28722°N 98.56333°W / 24.28722; -98.56333
Caipital Ciudad Victoria
Lairgest Ceety Reynosa
Admission 7 Februar 1824[1]
Order 14t
Government
 • Govrenor Egidio Torre Cantú PRI
 • Senators[2] Julián Sacramento PAN
Nelly González PAN
Amira Gómez Tueme PRI
 • Deputies[3]
Area[4]
 • Total 80,175 km2 (30,956 sq mi)
  Ranked 6t
Highest elevation[5] 3,280 m (10,760 ft)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Total 3,268,554
 • Rank 13t
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Density rank 21st
Demonym Tamaulipeco (a)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code 87-89
Aurie code
ISO 3166 code MX-TAM
HDI Increase 0.850 high Ranked 10th
GDP US$ 20,789,236.56 th[a]
Website Offeecial Wabsteid
^ a. The state's GDP wis $266,102,228 thoosan o pesos in 2008,[6] amount corresponding to $20,789,236.56 thoosan o dollars, being a dollar wirth 12.80 pesos (value o 3 Juin 2010).[7]

Tamaulipas (Spainyie pronunciation: [tamauˈlipas]) offeecially Estado Libre y Soberano de Tamaulipas (Scots: Free an Sovereign State o Tamaulipas) is ane o the 31 states which, wi the Federal Destrict, comprise the 32 Federal Entities o Mexico. It is dividit in 43 municipalities an its caipital ceety is Ciudad Victoria. The caipital ceety wis namit efter Guadalupe Victoria, the first Preses o Mexico.

It is locatit in Northeastren Mexico. It is bordered bi the states o Veracruz tae the sootheast, San Luis Potosí tae the soothwast an Nuevo León tae the wast. Tae the north, it haes a 370 km (142.9 mi) stretch o the U.S.-Mexico border alang the state o Texas.[8]

The name Tamaulipas is derivit frae Tamaholipa, a Huastec term in which the tam- prefix signifies "place whaur." As yet, there is nae scholarly greement on the meanin o holipa, but "heich hills" is a common interpretation.[9]

In addition tae the caipital ceety, Ciudad Victoria, the state's lairgest ceeties include Reynosa, Matamoros, Nuevo Laredo, an Tampico.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Las Diputaciones Provinciales" (in Spanish). p. 15. 
  2. "Senadores por Tamaulipas LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved April 7, 2011. 
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Tamaulipas". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved April 7, 2011. 
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved April 7, 2011. 
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved April 7, 2011. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Mexico en Cifras". INEGI. Retrieved April 7, 2011. 
  7. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano.". www.pesomexicano.com.mx. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 
  8. "Tamaulipas". SRE. Retrieved April 7, 2011. 
  9. "Historia". Gobierno del Estado de Tamaulipas. Retrieved April 7, 2011. 

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