kidzsearch.com > wiki  

Tlaxcala



KidzSearch Safe Wikipedia for Kids.
Jump to: navigation, search
Flag of State of Tlaxcala
Flag
Coat of arms of State of Tlaxcala
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Municipalities of Tlaxcala
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
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg Mexico
CapitalTlaxcala
Municipalities60
Government
 • GovernorHéctor Ortiz Ortiz (PAN/PT)
 • Federal DeputiesPAN: 2
PRD: 1
 • Federal SenatorsAlfonso Sánchez Anaya (PRD)
Minerva Hernández (PRD)
Rosalía Peredo (PAN)
Area
 • Total4,016 km2 (1,551 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total1,068,207 (Ranked 27th)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
HDI (2004)0.7641 - medium
Ranked 24th
ISO 3166-2MX-TLA
Postal abbr.Tlax.
WebsiteOfficial State Site

Tlaxcala is the smallest state in Mexico with about a million people. It is in central Mexico, east of Mexico (state) and west of Puebla (state).