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Tamaulipas

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

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
State o Tamaulipas athin Mexico
Coordinates: 24°17′14″N 98°33′48″W / 24.28722°N 98.56333°W / 24.28722; -98.56333
CaipitalCiudad Victoria
Lairgest CeetyReynosa
Admission7 Februar 1824[1]
Order14t
Govrenment
 • GovrenorEgidio Torre Cantú PRI
 • Senators[2]Julián Sacramento PAN
Nelly González PAN
Amira Gómez Tueme PRI
 • Deputies[3]
Area
 • Total80,175 km2 (30,956 sq mi)
 Ranked 6t
Highest elevation3,280 m (10,760 ft)
Population
 (2010)[6]
 • Tot3,268,554
 • Rank13t
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Density rank21st
Demonym(s)Tamaulipeco (a)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
87-89
Aurie code
ISO 3166 codeMX-TAM
HDIIncrease 0.850 high Ranked 10th
GDPUS$ 20,789,236.56 th[a]
WabsteidOffeecial 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 (Spaingie 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" (PDF) (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" (PDF). SRE. Retrieved April 7, 2011. 
  9. "Historia". Gobierno del Estado de Tamaulipas. Retrieved April 7, 2011. 

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