Tabasco (state)

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State of Tabasco
Flag of State of Tabasco
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Coat of arms of State of Tabasco
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Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital Villahermosa
Municipalities 17 in 4 zones
Government
 • Governor Andrés Rafael Granier Melo (PRI)
 • Federal Deputies PRD: 8
 • Federal Senators PRD: 2
PRI: 1
Area
Ranked 24th
 • Total 25,267 km2 (9,756 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,989,969 (Ranked 20th)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
HDI (2004) 0.7684 - medium
Ranked 21st
ISO 3166-2 MX-TAB
Postal abbr. Tab.
Website Tabasco State Government

Tabasco is a state in southeast Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico coast. About 2,000,000 people live there. Its capital is called Villahermosa.