Tamaulipas

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State of Tamaulipas
Flag of State of Tamaulipas
Coat of arms of State of Tamaulipas
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 24°17′14″N 98°33′48″W / 24.2872°N 98.5633°W / 24.2872; -98.5633Coordinates: 24°17′14″N 98°33′48″W / 24.2872°N 98.5633°W / 24.2872; -98.5633
CountryMexico
CapitalVictoria
Municipalities43
Largest CityTampico
Government
 • GovernorEugenio Hernández Flores (PRI)
 • Federal DeputiesPAN:5
PRI:3
 • Federal SenatorsPAN:2
PRI:1
Area
 • Total79,384 km2 (30,650 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total3,024,238 (Ranked 13th)
 • Demonym
Tamaulipeco
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
HDI (2004)0.8111 - high
Ranked 11th
ISO 3166-2MX-TAM
Postal abbr.Tamps.
WebsiteTamaulipas state government

Tamaulipas is a state in the northeast of Mexico. About 3,025,000 people live there. Its capital is called Ciudad Victoria.