Accordin tae the Organic Municipal Law o the State o Tlaxcala, the state classifees its dounsets in terms o their population an their proveesion o certain basic public services:
- Ciudad (ceety): At least 20,000 inhabitants.
- Villa (toun): At least 10,000 inhabitants.
- Pueblo (veelage): At least 1,000 inhabitants.
- Colonia (neighbourhood): At least 300 inhabitants.
- Ranchería (hamlet): Fewer than 300 inhabitants.
- See also: Municipalities o Tlaxcala.