Michoacán

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State of Michoacán

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Location within Mexico
Municipalities of Michoacán
Coordinates: 19°10′N 101°54′W / 19.17°N 101.90°W / 19.17; -101.90Coordinates: 19°10′N 101°54′W / 19.17°N 101.90°W / 19.17; -101.90
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital Morelia
Municipalities 113
Government
 • Governor Leonel Godoy (PRD)
 • Federal Deputies PRD: 9
PAN: 4
 • Federal Senators PRD: 2
PAN: 1
Area
Ranked 16th
 • Total 59,928 km2 (23,138 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 3,966,073 (Ranked 7th)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
HDI (2004) 0.7422 - medium
Ranked 29th
ISO 3166-2 MX-MIC
Postal abbr. Mich.

Michoacán is a state in south-west Mexico. About 4,000,000 people live there. Its capital is called Morelia.