Veracruz

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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[change | edit source]

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