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Guerrero (Spaingie pronunciation: [ɡeˈreɾo]), offeecially Free an Sovereign State o Guerrero (Spaingie: Estado Libre y Soberano de Guerrero), is ane o the 31 states which, wi the Federal Destrict, comprise the 32 Federal Entities o Mexico. It is divided in 81 municipalities an its caipital ceety is Chilpancingo.

Estado Libre y Soberano de Guerrero
Banner o Guerrero
Offeecial seal o Guerrero
Motto(s): Mi patria es primero
(Ma kintra comes first)
State o Guerrero athin Mexico
State o Guerrero athin Mexico
Coordinates: 17°36′47″N 99°57′00″W / 17.61306°N 99.95000°W / 17.61306; -99.95000
Kintra Mexico
Caipital Chilpancingo de los Bravo
Lairgest Ceety Acapulco de Juárez
Municipalities 81
Admission 27 October 1849[1]
Order 21st
 • Governor Ángel Aguirre Rivero PRD
 • Senators[2] Antelmo Alvarado PRI
David Jiménez Rumbo PRD
Lázaro Mazón Alonso PRD
 • Deputies[3]
 • Total 63,621 km2 (24,564 sq mi)
  Rankit 14t
Heichest elevation[5] 3,550 m (11,650 ft)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Tot 3,388,768
 • Rank 12t
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Density rank 16t
Demonym(s) Guerrerense
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Simmer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code 39-41
Aurie code
ISO 3166 code MX-GRO
HDI Increase 0.753 Medium Rankit 31st
GDP US$ 10 144 360 546 [a]
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^ a. The state's GDP wis 133 240 152 498 pesos in 2008,[7] amoont correspondin tae 10 144 360 546 dollars, being a dollar wirth 13,15 pesos (value of 6 Mey 2012).[8]

It is locatit in Soothwastren Mexico. It is bordered bi the states o Michoacán tae the north an wast, México an Morelos tae the north, Puebla tae the northeast an Oaxaca tae the east.

The state wis namit efter Vicente Guerrero, ane o the maist prominent leaders in the Mexican War o Unthirldom an the seicont Preses o Mexico.[9] It is the anerlie Mexican state namit efter a preses. The modren entity did no exist till 1849, when it wis carvit oot o territories frae the states o Mexico, Puebla an Michoacán.

In addition tae the caipital ceety, the state's lairgest ceeties include Acapulco, Petatlan, Ciudad Altamirano, Taxco, Iguala, Ixtapa, an Zihuatanejo. The day, it is hame tae a number o indigenous commonties, includin the Nahuas, Mixtecs an Amuzgos. It is hame tae commonties o Afro-Mexicans in the Costa Chica region an aw.

Further readinEedit

  • Figueroa Alcocer, Jesús (1982). Crónica de la Revolución en Guerrero, 1910-1924 (in Spanish). México, D.F.: Impresos Verdiguel. LCCN 2012372006. 


  1. "Erección del Estado de Guerrero" (in Spanish). 
  2. "Senadores por Guerrero LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Guerrero". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved March 24, 2011. 
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved March 24, 2011. 
  6. "Mexico en Cifras". INEGI. Retrieved March 24, 2011. 
  7. "Guerrero". 2010. Retrieved March 24, 2011. 
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 6 de May del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano". Retrieved August 10, 2010. 
  9. "Estado de Guerrero Nomenclatura". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México (in Spanish). Mexico: Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. 2005. Retrieved June 24, 2010.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)

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