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Veracruz
Estado Libre y Soberano de
Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave
Banner o Veracruz
Banner
Offeecial seal o Veracruz
Seal
Motto(s): 
Plus Ultra
(Beyond)
Anthem: Himno Veracruzano
State o Veracruz athin Mexico
State o Veracruz athin Mexico
Coordinates: 19°26′05″N 96°22′59″W / 19.43472°N 96.38306°W / 19.43472; -96.38306
KintraMexico
CaipitalXalapa-Enríquez
Lairgest CeetyVeracruz
Largest Metro AurieTampico (pairt o Tamaulipas an aw)
Admission22 December 1823[1][2]
Order7t
Govrenment
 • GovrenorJavier Duarte PRI
 • Senators[3]Dante Delgado CON
Arturo Herviz Reyes PRD
Juan Bueno Torio PAN
 • Deputies[4]
Area
 • Total71,820 km2 (27,730 sq mi)
 Rankit 11t
Highest elevation5,610 m (18,410 ft)
Population
 (2010)[7]
 • Tot7,643,194
 • Rank3rd
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • Density rank10t
Demonym(s)Veracruzano (a)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
91-96
Aurie code
ISO 3166 codeMX-VER
HDIIncrease 0.793 medium
Rankit 27t
GDPUS$ 29,825,093.9 th[a]
WabsteidOffeecial Wab Steid
^ a. The state's GDP wis 381,761,202 thoosan o pesos in 2008,[7] amunt correspondin tae 29,825,093.9 thoosan o dollars, being a dollar wirth 12.80 pesos (value o 3 Juin 2010).[8]

Veracruz, formally Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (Spaingie pronunciation: [beɾaˈkɾuz ðe iɣˈnasjo ðe la ˈʎaβe]), offeecially Free an Sovereign State o Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (Spaingie: Estado Libre y Soberano de Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), is ane o the 31 states that, alang wi the Federal Destrict, comprise the 32 federative entities o Mexico. It is dividit in 212 municipalities an its caipital ceety is Xalapa-Enríquez.

It is locatit in Eastren Mexico. It is bordered bi the states o Tamaulipas tae the north, San Luis Potosi an Hidalgo tae the wast, Puebla tae the soothwast, Oaxaca an Chiapas tae the sooth an Tabasco tae the sootheast. Tae the east, Veracruz haes a significant share o coastline on the Guwf o Mexico.

The state is notit for its mixed ethnic an lairge indigenous populations. Its cuisine reflects the mony cultural influences that hae come through the state acause o the importance o the port o Veracruz.

In addition tae the caipital ceety, the state's lairgest ceeties include Veracruz, Coatzacoalcos, Córdoba, Minatitlán, Poza Rica, Boca Del Río an Orizaba.

Etymology[eedit | eedit soorce]

The full name o the state is Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave. Veracruz wis namit efter the ceety o Veracruz (in Inglis an Scots, literally: "True Cross"), which wis originally called the Villa Rica de la Vera Cruz. The suffix is in honor o Ignacio de la Llave y Segura Zevallos (1818–1863), who wis the govrenor o Veracruz frae 1861 tae 1862. The state’s seal wis authorizit bi the state legislatur in 1954, adaptin the ane uised for the port o Veracruz.[9]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Las Diputaciones Provinciales" (PDF) (in Spanish). p. 15. 
  2. Nettie Lee Benson; Colegio de México. Centro de Estudios Históricos; Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (1994). La diputación provincial y el federalismo mexicano. UNAM. pp. 227–. ISBN 978-968-12-0586-7. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 
  3. "Senadores por Veracruz LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved April 9, 2010. 
  4. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Veracruz". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved April 9, 2010. 
  5. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved April 9, 2010. 
  6. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Mexico en Cifras". INEGI. Retrieved April 9, 2011. 
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano". www.pesomexicano.com.mx. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 
  9. "Nomenclatura". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (in Spanish). Mexico: Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. 2005. Retrieved August 3, 2010.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)

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