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State of Tlaxcala
Flag of State of Tlaxcala
Coat of arms of State of Tlaxcala
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Municipalities of Tlaxcala
Municipalities of Tlaxcala
Coordinates: 19°26′N 38°10′W / 19.433°N 38.167°W / 19.433; -38.167Coordinates: 19°26′N 38°10′W / 19.433°N 38.167°W / 19.433; -38.167
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital Tlaxcala
Municipalities 60
 • Governor Héctor Ortiz Ortiz (PAN/PT)
 • Federal Deputies PAN: 2
PRD: 1
 • Federal Senators Alfonso Sánchez Anaya (PRD)
Minerva Hernández (PRD)
Rosalía Peredo (PAN)
Ranked 31st
 • Total 4,016 km2 (1,551 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,068,207 (Ranked 27th)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
HDI (2004) 0.7641 - medium
Ranked 24th
ISO 3166-2 MX-TLA
Postal abbr. Tlax.
Website Official State Site

Tlaxcala is the smallest state in Mexico with about a million people. It is in central Mexico.