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Estado Libre y Soberano de Aguascalientes
Free and Sovereign State of Aguascalientes
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Flag
Official seal of Aguascalientes
Motto(s): 
State of Aguascalientes within Mexico
State of Aguascalientes within Mexico
Coordinates: 22°1′N 102°21′W / 22.017°N 102.350°W / 22.017; -102.350Coordinates: 22°1′N 102°21′W / 22.017°N 102.350°W / 22.017; -102.350
CountryMexico
Capital (and largest city)Aguascalientes City
Municipalities11
AdmissionFebruary 5, 1857[1]
Order24th
Government
 • GovernorMartín Orozco PAN
 • Senators[2]Felipe González PAN
Rubén Camarillo PAN
Norma Esparza Herrera PRI
 • Deputies[3]
Area
 • Total5,617.80 km2 (2,169.04 sq mi)
 Ranked 29th
Highest elevation3,050 m (10,010 ft)
Population
 (2015)[6]
 • Total1,312,544
 • Rank27th
 • Density233.64022/km2 (605.1254/sq mi)
 • Density rank4th
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
20
ISO 3166 codeMX-AGU
HDIIncrease 0.763 high Ranked 9th
GDPUS$ 7,435.49 mil[a]
WebsiteOfficial Web Site
^ a. The state's GDP was 95,174,314 thousand pesos in 2008,[7] amount corresponding to 7,435,493.3 thousand dollars, being a dollar worth 12.80 pesos (value of June 3, 2010).[8]

Aguascalientes is a state in Mexico that is in the center of the country. Its state capital is the city of Aguascalientes. The state's name means "hot waters" in Spanish. People gave it this name because there are many hot springs in the area. The adjective for Aguascalientes is hidrocálido, because hidro means water and cálido means hot.

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