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State of Veracruz
Estado Libre y Soberano de
Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave
State

Flag

Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Veracruz
Motto: "Estado próspero"[1]
Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 19°11′N 96°08′W / 19.19°N 96.14°W / 19.19; -96.14Coordinates: 19°11′N 96°08′W / 19.19°N 96.14°W / 19.19; -96.14
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital Xalapa
Municipalities 212
Largest City Veracruz
Government
 • Governor Javier Duarte de Ochoa (PRI)
 • Federal Deputies PRI: 6
PAN: 11
PRD: 2
Convergencia: 2
 • Federal Senators PRD: 1
PAN: 1
Convergencia: 1
Area
Ranked 11th
 • Total 71,699 km2 (27,683 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 7,110,214 (Ranked 3rd)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
HDI (2004) 0.7457 - medium
Ranked 28th
ISO 3166-2 MX-VER
Postal abbr. Ver.

Veracruz is one of the 32 states that make up Mexico.

References

  1. (Spanish) Veracruz State government This is the motto used by the current State administration


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