Hidalgo (state)

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State of Hidalgo

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Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 20°28′42″N 98°51′49″W / 20.4783°N 98.8636°W / 20.4783; -98.8636Coordinates: 20°28′42″N 98°51′49″W / 20.4783°N 98.8636°W / 20.4783; -98.8636
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital Pachuca
Municipalities 86
Government
 • Governor Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong (PRI)
 • Federal Deputies PRI:4
PRD:2
PAN:1
 • Federal Senators José Guadarrama (PRD)
Francisco Berganza (C)
Jesús Murillo (PRI)
Area
Ranked 26th
 • Total 20,813 km2 (8,036 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 2,345,514 (Ranked 18th)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
HDI (2004) 0.7515 - medium
Ranked 27th
ISO 3166-2 MX-HID
Postal abbr. Hgo.

Hidalgo is a state in central Mexico. About 2,350,000 people live there. Its capital is called Pachuca.