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Puebla

Estado Libre y Soberano de Puebla
Banner o Puebla
Banner
Offeecial seal o Puebla
Seal
Motto(s): 

Unidos En El Tiempo, En El Esfuerzo, En La Justicia y En La Esperanza
(Unitit in time, effort, juistice an howp)
Anthem: Himno al Estado de Puebla
State o Puebla athin Mexico
State o Puebla athin Mexico
Coordinates: 19°00′13″N 97°53′18″W / 19.00361°N 97.88833°W / 19.00361; -97.88833
KintraMexico
CaipitalPuebla
Lairgest CeetyPuebla
Municipalities217
Admission21 December 1823[1]
Order4t
Govrenment
 • GovrenorRafael Moreno Valle PAN
 • Senators[2]Leticia Jasso Valencia (I)
Humberto Aguilar PAN
Melquiades Morales PRI
 • Deputies[3]
Area
 • Total34,290 km2 (13,240 sq mi)
 Ranked 21st
Highest elevation5,610 m (18,410 ft)
Population
 (2010)[6]
 • Tot5,779,829
 • Rank5t
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
 • Density rank6t
Demonym(s)Poblano (a)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
72-75
Aurie code
ISO 3166 codeMX-PUE
HDIIncrease 0.791 medium Ranked 28t
GDPUS$ 23,525,310.625 mil[a]
WabsteidOfficial Website
^ a. The state's GDP wis 301,123,976 million o pesos in 2008,[7] amount correspondin tae 23,525,310.625 millon o dollars, being a dollar worth 12.80 pesos (value o 3 Juin 2010).[8]

Puebla (Spaingie pronunciation: [ˈpweβla]) offeecially Estado Libre y Soberano de Puebla (Scots: Free an Sovereign State o Puebla) is ane o the 31 states whilk, wi the Federal Destrict, comprise the 32 Federal Entities o Mexico. It is dividit in 217 municipalities an its caipital ceety is Puebla.

It is locatit in East-Central Mexico. It is bund bi the states o Veracruz tae the north an east, Hidalgo, México, Tlaxcala an Morelos tae the wast, Guerrero an Oaxaca tae the sooth.

The oreegins o the state lee in the ceety o Puebla, whilk wis foondit bi the Spainyie in this valley in 1531 tae secur the tred route atween Mexico Ceety an the port o Veracruz.

Bi the end o the 18t century, the aurie haed acome a colonial province wi its ain govrenor, whilk wad acome the State o Puebla, efter the Mexican War o Unthirldom in the early 19t century. Syne that time, the aurie, inspecially aroond the caipital ceety, haes continued tae grow economically, maistly throu industry, in maugre o bein the scene o a nummer o battles, the maist notable o whilk bein the Battle o Puebla. Thir days, the state is ane o the maist industrialized in the kintra, but syne maist o its development is concentratit in Puebla an ither ceeties, mony o its rural auries is vera puir, forcin mony tae migrate awa tae places lik Mexico Ceety an the Unitit States.

Culturally, the state is hame tae the China Poblana, mole poblano, active literary an airts scenes an festivals lik Cinco de Mayo, Ritual o Quetzalcoatl, Day o the Deid celebrations (especially in Huaquechula) an Carnival (especially in Huejotzingo). It is hame tae five major indigenous groups: Nahuas, the Totonacas, the Mixtecas, the Popolocas an the Otomi, whilk can maistly be foond in the far north an the far sooth o the state.

Notes an references[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Las Diputaciones Provinciales" (PDF) (in Spanish). p. 15. 
  2. "Senadores por Puebla LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved April 5, 2011. 
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Puebla". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved April 5, 2011. 
  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. "Jalisco". 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. 

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