Tamaulipas

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State of Tamaulipas
Flag of State of Tamaulipas
Flag
Coat of arms of State of Tamaulipas
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Country Mexico
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.