Michoacán

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State of Michoacán
Flag of State of Michoacán
Flag
Coat of arms of State of Michoacán
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Municipalities of Michoacán
Municipalities of Michoacán
Country Mexico
CapitalMorelia
Municipalities113
Government
 • GovernorLeonel Godoy (PRD)
 • Federal DeputiesPRD: 9
PAN: 4
 • Federal SenatorsPRD: 2
PAN: 1
Area
Ranked 16th
 • Total59,928 km2 (23,138 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total3,966,073 (Ranked 7th)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
HDI (2004)0.7422 - medium
Ranked 29th
ISO 3166-2MX-MIC
Postal abbr.Mich.
WebsiteMichoacán state government

Michoacán is a state in south-west Mexico. About 4,000,000 people live there. Its capital is called Morelia.