Zacatecas

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State of Zacatecas
Flag of State of Zacatecas
Flag
Coat of arms of State of Zacatecas
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 23°17′34″N 102°42′02″W / 23.29278°N 102.70056°W / 23.29278; -102.70056Coordinates: 23°17′34″N 102°42′02″W / 23.29278°N 102.70056°W / 23.29278; -102.70056
Country Mexico
CapitalZacatecas
Municipalities58
Largest CityZacatecas
Government
 • GovernorMiguel Alonso Reyes
(PRI)
 • Federal DeputiesPRD: 4
PAN: 1
 • Federal SenatorsPRD: 2
PAN: 1
Area
Ranked 10th
 • Total73,252 km2 (28,283 sq mi)
Elevation2,300 m (7,700 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total1,367,692 (Ranked 25th)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
HDI (2004)0.7563 - medium
Ranked 26th
ISO 3166-2MX-ZAC
Postal abbr.Zac.

Zacatecas is a state in central Mexico. About 1,360,000 people live there. The capital is also called Zacatecas.