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State of Tlaxcala


Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Municipalities of Tlaxcala
Coordinates: 19°26′N 38°10′W / 19.433°N 38.167°W / 19.433; -38.167Coordinates: 19°26′N 38°10′W / 19.433°N 38.167°W / 19.433; -38.167
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital Tlaxcala
Municipalities 60
 • Governor Héctor Ortiz Ortiz (PAN/PT)
 • Federal Deputies PAN: 2
PRD: 1
 • Federal Senators Alfonso Sánchez Anaya (PRD)
Minerva Hernández (PRD)
Rosalía Peredo (PAN)
Ranked 31st
 • Total 4,016 km2 (1,551 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,068,207 (Ranked 27th)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
HDI (2004) 0.7641 - medium
Ranked 24th
ISO 3166-2 MX-TLA
Postal abbr. Tlax.

Tlaxcala is the smallest state in Mexico with about a million people. It is in central Mexico.