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Tlaxcala
State
Estado Libre y Soberano de Tlaxcala

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Motto: Cuna de la Nación
(Cradle o the Naition)
Anthem: Himno a Tlaxcala
State o Tlaxcala athin Mexico
Coordinates: 19°25′44″N 98°09′39″W / 19.42889°N 98.16083°W / 19.42889; -98.16083
Kintra Mexico
Caipital Tlaxcala de Xicohténcatl
Lairgest Ceety Vicente Guerrero
Municipalities 60
Admission December 9, 1856[1]
Order 22nt
Government
 • Govrenor Mariano González Zarur PRI
 • Senators[2] Alfonso Sánchez PRD
Minerva Hernández PRD
Rosalía Peredo PAN
 • Deputies[3]
Area[4]
 • Total 3,991 km2 (1,541 sq mi)
  Rankit 31st
Highest elevation[5] 4,420 m (14,500 ft)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Total 1,169,936
 • Rank 28t
 • Density 290/km2 (760/sq mi)
 • Density rank 3rd
Demonym Tlaxcalteca
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code 90
Aurie code
ISO 3166 code MX-TLA
HDI Increase 0.808 High Rankit 23rd
GDP US$ 3,601,104.7 th[a]
Website Official Web Site
^ a. The state's GDP wis 46,094,141 thoosan o pesos in 2008,[7] amunt correspondin tae 3,601,104.7 thoosan of dollars, being a dollar wirth 12.80 pesos (value o 3 Juin 2010).[8]

Tlaxcala (Spanish: [tɬa(k)sˈkala], Nahuatl: [tɬaʃˈkalːan]), offeecially Free an Sovereign State o Tlaxcala (Spainyie: Estado Libre y Soberano de Tlaxcala), is ane o the 31 states which alang wi the Federal Destrict comprise the 32 federative entities o Mexico. It is dividit intae 60 municipalities an its caipital ceety is Tlaxcala.

It is locatit in East-Central Mexico, in the altiplano region, wi the eastren portion dominatit bi the Sierra Madre Oriental.[9] It is bordered bi the states o Puebla tae the north, east an sooth, México tae the wast an Hidalgo tae the northwast. It is the smawest state o the republic, accoontin for anerlie 0.2% o the kintra’s territory.[9]

The state is namit efter its caipital, Tlaxcala, which wis the name o the pre-Hispanic ceety an cultur an aw. The Tlaxcalans alleed thairsels wi the Spainyie tae defeat the Aztecs, wi concessions frae the Spainyie that allouit the territory tae remain maistly intact throughoot 300 years o colonial period.[10] Efter Mexican Unthirldom, Tlaxcala wis declared a federal territory, till 1857 when it wis admittit as a state o the federation.

Maist o the state’s economy is based on agricultur, licht industry an tourism. The tourist industry is ruitit in Tlaxcala’s lang history wi major attractions being aircheological steids such as Cacaxtla an colonial constructions in an aroond Tlaxcala ceety.[11]

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  1. "Portal Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala" (in Spanish). 
  2. "Senadores por Tlaxcala LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Tlaxcala". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  6. "Mexico en Cifras". INEGI. Retrieved March 24, 2011. 
  7. "Tlaxcala". 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. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Geografia" (in Spanish). Tlaxcala: State of Tlaxcala. Retrieved 15 August 2009. 
  10. Schmal, John P (2004). "The History of the Tlaxcalans". Houston Institute for Culture (Houston: Houston Institute for Culture). 
  11. Solis, Felipe (2000). "Herencia arqueológica en Tlaxcala". Mexico Desconocido:Tlaxcala (in Spanish) (Mexico City: Editorial Mexico Desconocido) 106: 7–13. ISSN 0188-5146. 

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