Morelos

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Morelos
Estado Libre y Soberano de Morelos
Flag of Morelos
Flag
Official seal of Morelos
Seal
Motto(s): 
Tierra y Libertad
(Land and Liberty)
Anthem: Marcha Morelense
State of Morelos within Mexico
State of Morelos within Mexico
Coordinates: 18°45′N 99°4′W / 18.750°N 99.067°W / 18.750; -99.067Coordinates: 18°45′N 99°4′W / 18.750°N 99.067°W / 18.750; -99.067
CountryMexico
CapitalCuernavaca
Largest CityCuernavaca
Municipalities33
AdmissionApril 17, 1869[1]
Order27th
Government
 • GovernorCuauhtémoc Blanco PES
 • Senators[2]Adrián Rivera Pérez PAN
Martha Leticia Rivera PAN
Graco Ramírez PRD
 • Deputies[3]
Area
 • Total4,879 km2 (1,884 sq mi)
 Ranked 30th
Highest elevation5,500 m (18,000 ft)
Population
(2015)[6]
 • Total1,903,811
 • Rank23rd
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
 • Density rank2nd
Demonym(s)Morelense
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
62
Area code
ISO 3166 codeMX-MOR
HDIIncrease 0.755 high Ranked 13th
GDPUS$ 7,557.55 mil[a]
WebsiteOfficial Web Site
^ a. The state's GDP was 96,736,678 thousand of pesos in 2008,[7] amount corresponding to 7,557,552.968 thousand of dollars, being a dollar worth 12.80 pesos (value of June 3, 2010).[8]

Morelos is a state in central Mexico. About 1,600,000 people live in Morelos. Its capital is called Cuernavaca.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Se crea el Estado de Morelos" (in Spanish).
  2. "Senadores por Morelos LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved March 28, 2010.
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Morelos". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved March 28, 2010.
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved February 12, 2013.
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved March 28, 2011.
  6. "Encuesta Intercensal 2015" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2015.
  7. "Morelos". 2010. Retrieved March 28, 2011.
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano". www.pesomexicano.com.mx. Retrieved August 10, 2010.