Veracruz

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State of Veracruz

Estado Libre y Soberano de
Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave
Flag of State of Veracruz
Flag
Coat of arms of State of Veracruz
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Veracruz
Motto(s): 
"Estado próspero"[1]
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 19°11′N 96°08′W / 19.19°N 96.14°W / 19.19; -96.14Coordinates: 19°11′N 96°08′W / 19.19°N 96.14°W / 19.19; -96.14
Country Mexico
CapitalXalapa
Municipalities212
Largest CityVeracruz
Government
 • GovernorJavier Duarte de Ochoa (PRI)
 • Federal DeputiesPRI: 6
PAN: 11
PRD: 2
Convergencia: 2
 • Federal SenatorsPRD: 1
PAN: 1
Convergencia: 1
Area
 • Total71,699 km2 (27,683 sq mi)
Population
(2005)
 • Total7,110,214 (Ranked 3rd)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
HDI (2004)0.7457 - medium
Ranked 28th
ISO 3166-2MX-VER
Postal abbr.Ver.

Veracruz is one of the 32 states of Mexico.

References[change | change source]

  1. (Spanish) Veracruz State government This is the motto used by the current State administration