Zacatecas

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State of Zacatecas

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Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 23°17′34″N 102°42′02″W / 23.29278°N 102.70056°W / 23.29278; -102.70056Coordinates: 23°17′34″N 102°42′02″W / 23.29278°N 102.70056°W / 23.29278; -102.70056
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital Zacatecas
Municipalities 58
Largest City Zacatecas
Government
 • Governor Miguel Alonso Reyes
(PRI)
 • Federal Deputies PRD: 4
PAN: 1
 • Federal Senators PRD: 2
PAN: 1
Area
Ranked 10th
 • Total 73,252 km2 (28,283 sq mi)
Elevation 2,300 m (7,700 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,367,692 (Ranked 25th)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
HDI (2004) 0.7563 - medium
Ranked 26th
ISO 3166-2 MX-ZAC
Postal abbr. Zac.

Zacatecas is a state in central Mexico. About 1,360,000 people live there. The capital is also called Zacatecas.