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Estado Libre y Soberano de Morelos
Banner o Morelos
Offeecial seal o Morelos
Motto(s): Tierra y Libertad
(Land an Liberty)
Anthem: Marcha Morelense
State o Morelos athin Mexico
State o Morelos athin Mexico
Coordinates: 18°44′51″N 99°04′13″W / 18.74750°N 99.07028°W / 18.74750; -99.07028
Kintra Mexico
Caipital Cuernavaca
Lairgest Ceety Cuernavaca
Municipalities 33
Admission April 17, 1869[1]
Order 27t
 • Govrenor Marco Antonio Adame PAN
 • Senators[2] Adrián Rivera Pérez PAN
Martha Leticia Rivera PAN
Graco Ramírez PRD
 • Deputies[3]
 • Total 4,893 km2 (1,889 sq mi)
  Rankit 30t
Heichest elevation[5] 5,500 m (18,000 ft)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Tot 1,777,227
 • Rank 23rd
 • Density 360/km2 (940/sq mi)
 • Density rank 2nt
Demonym(s) Morelense
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Simmer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code 62
Aurie code
ISO 3166 code MX-MOR
HDI Increase 0.837 high Rankit 14t
GDP US$ 7,557,552.968 mil[a]
Wabsteid Offeecial Wab Steid
^ a. The state's GDP wis 96,736,678 million o pesos in 2008,[7] amoont correspondin tae 7,557,552.968 millon o dollars, being a dollar wirth 12.80 pesos (value o 3 Juin 2010).[8]

Morelos (Spaingie pronunciation: [moˈɾelos]), offeecially Free an Sovereign State o Morelos (Spaingie: Estado Libre y Soberano de Morelos), is ane o the 31 states which, wi the Federal Destrict, comprise the 32 Federal Entities o Mexico. It is dividit in 33 municipalities an its caipital ceety is Cuernavaca.

It is locatit in Sooth-Central Mexico. It is bordered bi the states o México tae the north-east an north-wast, Puebla tae the east an Guerrero tae the soothwast. Mexico Ceety is situatit north o Morelos.

Morelos is the seicont-smawest state in the naition, juist efter Tlaxcala. It wis pairt o the vera lairge province then State o Mexico till 1869, when Benito Juárez decreed that its territory wad be separatit an namit in honour o José María Morelos, who defendit the ceety o Cuautla frae ryalist forces durin the Mexican War o Unthirldom. Maist o the state enjoys a wairm climate year-roond, which is guid for the raisin o succar cane an ither crops. Morelos haes attractit visitors frae the Valley o Mexico syne Aztec times. The day, mony fowk frae Mexico Ceety spend weekends in the state or awn seicont hames thare, especially in the Cuernavaca aurie.

The state is kent for the Chinelos an aw, a teep o costumit dancer that appears at festivals, especially Carnival, which is celebratit in a nummer o commonties in the state. It is hame tae Tepoztlán an aw, a “New Age” toun an a Warld Heritage Steid, the Monasteries on the slopes o Popocatépetl.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Se crea el Estado de Morelos" (in Spanish). 
  2. "Senadores por Morelos LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved March 28, 2010. 
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Morelos". 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. "Morelos". 2010. Retrieved March 28, 2011. 
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano". Retrieved August 10, 2010. 

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