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
Official seal of Guerrero
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
CaipitalChilpancingo de los Bravo
Lairgest CeetyAcapulco de Juárez
Admission27 October 1849[1]
 • GovernorÁngel Aguirre Rivero PRD
 • Senators[2]Antelmo Alvarado PRI
David Jiménez Rumbo PRD
Lázaro Mazón Alonso PRD
 • Deputies[3]
 • Total63621 km2 (24,564 sq mi)
 Rankit 14t
Highest elevation3550 m (11,650 ft)
 • Total3,388,768
 • Rank12t
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Density rank16t
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
Aurie code
ISO 3166 codeMX-GRO
HDIIncrease 0.753 Medium Rankit 31st
GDPUS$ 10 144 360 546 [a]
WebsiteOfficial Web Site
^ 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.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)


  1. "Erección del Estado de Guerrero" (in Spanish). Archived frae the original on 17 October 2007. Retrieved 21 Juin 2012.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Senadores por Guerrero LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved 24 Mairch 2010.
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Guerrero". Camara de Diputados. Archived frae the original on 20 Julie 2018. Retrieved 24 Mairch 2010.
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Archived frae the original on 6 September 2014. Retrieved 24 Mairch 2011.
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Archived frae the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 24 Mairch 2011.
  6. "Mexico en Cifras". INEGI. Retrieved 24 Mairch 2011.
  7. "Guerrero". 2010. Retrieved 24 Mairch 2011.
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 6 de May del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano". Retrieved 10 August 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. Archived frae the original on 6 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 24 Juin 2010. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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