San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí

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San Luis Potosí
City & Municipality
Nickname(s): La Ciudad de los Jardínes
(City of Gardens)
Location of San Luis Potosí in central-north Mexico
Location of San Luis Potosí in central-north Mexico
Country Mexico
State San Luis Potosí
Founded November 3, 1592
Government
 • Mayor Mario García Valdez
Area
 • Municipality 385 km2 (149 sq mi)
Elevation 1,850 m (6,070 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Municipality 685,934
 • Metro 1,040,822
 • Demonym Potosino (a)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Website http://www.ayuntamientoslp.gob.mx

San Luis Potosí, commonly called SLP or simply San Luis, is the capital and largest city of San Luis Potosí, Mexico. The city lies at an elevation of 1,850 metres (6,070 feet). It has a population of 735,886 inhabitants.