Tlaxcala

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State of Tlaxcala
Flag of State of Tlaxcala
Flag
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 Mexico
CapitalTlaxcala
Municipalities60
Government
 • GovernorHéctor Ortiz Ortiz (PAN/PT)
 • Federal DeputiesPAN: 2
PRD: 1
 • Federal SenatorsAlfonso Sánchez Anaya (PRD)
Minerva Hernández (PRD)
Rosalía Peredo (PAN)
Area
 • Total4,016 km2 (1,551 sq mi)
Population
(2005)
 • Total1,068,207 (Ranked 27th)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
HDI (2004)0.7641 - medium
Ranked 24th
ISO 3166-2MX-TLA
Postal abbr.Tlax.
WebsiteOfficial State Site

Tlaxcala is the smallest state in Mexico with about a million people. It is in central Mexico, east of Mexico (state).