San Luis Potosí

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State of San Luis Potosí

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Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 22°09′23″N 100°58′40″W / 22.1564°N 100.9778°W / 22.1564; -100.9778Coordinates: 22°09′23″N 100°58′40″W / 22.1564°N 100.9778°W / 22.1564; -100.9778
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital San Luis Potosí
Municipalities 58
Government
 • Governor Jesús Marcelo de los Santos Fraga (PAN)
 • Federal Deputies PAN: 7
 • Federal Senators Alejandro Zapata Perogordo (PAN)
Eugenio Govea Arcos (PAN)
Carlos Jiménez Macías (PRI)
Area
Ranked 15th
 • Total 63,068 km2 (24,351 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 2,410,414 (Ranked 16th)
 • Demonym Potosino
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
HDI (2004) 0.7694 - medium
Ranked 19th
ISO 3166-2 MX-SLP
Postal abbr. S.L.P.

San Luis Potosí is a state in central Mexico. About 2,400,000 people live there. Its capital is also called San Luis Potosí.