Hidalgo (state)

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State of Hidalgo
Flag of State of Hidalgo
Flag
Coat of arms of State of Hidalgo
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Country Mexico
CapitalPachuca
Municipalities86
Government
 • GovernorMiguel Ángel Osorio Chong (PRI)
 • Federal DeputiesPRI:4
PRD:2
PAN:1
 • Federal SenatorsJosé Guadarrama (PRD)
Francisco Berganza (C)
Jesús Murillo (PRI)
Area
 • Total20,813 km2 (8,036 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total2,345,514 (Ranked 18th)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
HDI (2004)0.7515 - medium
Ranked 27th
ISO 3166-2MX-HID
Postal abbr.Hgo.
WebsiteHidalgo State Government

Hidalgo is a state in central Mexico. About 2,350,000 people live there. Its capital is called Pachuca.