Tuxtla Gutiérrez

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Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Tuxtla Gutiérrez
View of the city from the northwest
View of the city from the northwest
Official seal of Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Seal
Country Mexico
StateChiapas
Foundedmid 16th century
Municipal Status1915
Government
 • Municipal PresidentFelipe Granda (interim)
Area
 • Municipality412.40 km2 (159.23 sq mi)
Elevation
of seat
600 m (2,000 ft)
Population
(2005)Municipality
 • Municipality503,320
 • Seat
490,455
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code (of seat)
29000
Area code(s)961
WebsiteOfficial website (Spanish)

Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈtustla ɣuˈtjeres]) is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Chiapas. It is also considered the financial center of the state.

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