Aguascalientes

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Aguascalientes
Estado Libre y Soberano de Aguascalientes
State
Free and Sovereign State of Aguascalientes
Flag of Aguascalientes
Flag
Official seal of Aguascalientes
Seal
Motto(s):
Bona Terra, Bona Gens, Aqua Clara, Clarum Coelum
(Good Earth, Good People, Clear Water, Clear Sky)
Anthem: Himno de Aguascalientes
"Anthem of Aguascalientes"
State of Aguascalientes within Mexico
State of Aguascalientes within Mexico
Coordinates: 22°1′N 102°21′W / 22.017°N 102.350°W / 22.017; -102.350Coordinates: 22°1′N 102°21′W / 22.017°N 102.350°W / 22.017; -102.350
Country Mexico
Capital (and largest city) Aguascalientes City
Municipalities 11
Admission February 5, 1857[1]
Order 24th
Government
 • Governor Martín Orozco PAN
 • Senators[2] Felipe González PAN
Rubén Camarillo PAN
Norma Esparza Herrera PRI
 • Deputies[3]
Area[4]
 • Total 5,617.80 km2 (2,169.04 sq mi)
  Ranked 29th
Highest elevation[5] 3,050 m (10,010 ft)
Population (2015)[6]
 • Total 1,312,544
 • Rank 27th
 • Density 230/km2 (610/sq mi)
 • Density rank 4th
Demonym(s) Hidrocálido (a)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code 20
Area code
ISO 3166 code MX-AGU
HDI Increase 0.763 high Ranked 9th
GDP US$ 7,435.49 mil[a]
Website Official Web Site
^ a. The state's GDP was 95,174,314 thousand pesos in 2008,[7] amount corresponding to 7,435,493.3 thousand dollars, being a dollar worth 12.80 pesos (value of June 3, 2010).[8]


Aguascalientes is a state in Mexico that is in the center of the country. Its state capital is the city of Aguascalientes. The state's name means "hot waters" in Spanish. People gave it this name because there are many hot springs in the area. The adjective for Aguascalientes is hidrocálido, because hidro means water and cálido means hot.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gobierno del Estado de Yucatán" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2010-04-11. 
  2. "Senadores por Aguascalientes LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Aguascalientes". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved October 19, 2010. 
  4. "Superficie". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved February 12, 2013. 
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved October 19, 2010. 
  6. "Encuesta Intercensal 2015" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  7. "Aguascalientes". 2010. Retrieved October 19, 2010. 
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano". www.pesomexicano.com.mx. Retrieved August 10, 2010.