Morelos

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Morelos
State
Estado Libre y Soberano de Morelos
Flag of Morelos
Flag
Official seal of Morelos
Seal
Motto: 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
Country Mexico
Capital Cuernavaca
Largest City Cuernavaca
Municipalities 33
Admission April 17, 1869[1]
Order 27th
Government
 • Governor Graco Ramírez PRD
 • Senators[2] Adrián Rivera Pérez PAN
Martha Leticia Rivera PAN
Graco Ramírez PRD
 • Deputies[3]
Area[4]
 • Total 4,879 km2 (1,884 sq mi)
  Ranked 30th
Highest elevation[5] 5,500 m (18,000 ft)
Population (2015)[6]
 • Total 1,903,811
 • Rank 23rd
 • Density 390.21/km2 (1,010.63/sq mi)
 • Density rank 2nd
Demonym(s) Morelense
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code 62
Area code
ISO 3166 code MX-MOR
HDI Increase 0.755 high Ranked 13th
GDP US$ 7,557.55 mil[a]
Website Official 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). http://www.memoriapoliticademexico.org/Efemerides/4/17041869.html.
  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.