Nuevo León

state o Mexico

Nuevo León (Spaingie pronunciation: [ˈnweβo leˈon], offeecially Estado Libre y Soberano de Nuevo León (Scots: Free an Sovereign State o New Leon) is ane o the 31 states which, wi the Federal Destrict, comprise the 32 Federal Entities o Mexico. It is dividit in 51 municipalities an its caipital ceety is Monterrey.

Nuevo León

Estado Libre y Soberano de Nuevo León
Banner o Nuevo León
Offeecial seal o Nuevo León
Semper Ascendens
(Always Ascending)
Anthem: Himno de Nuevo León
State o Nuevo León athin Mexico
State o Nuevo León athin Mexico
Coordinates: 25°34′00″N 99°58′14″W / 25.56667°N 99.97056°W / 25.56667; -99.97056
Lairgest CeetyMonterrey
AdmissionJuly 5, 1824[1]
 • GovrenorRodrigo Medina PRI
 • Senators[2]Fernando Elizondo PAN
Judith Díaz Delgado PAN
Eloy Cantú Segovia PRI
 • Deputies[3]
 • Total64,220 km2 (24,800 sq mi)
 Ranked 13t
Highest elevation3,710 m (12,170 ft)
 • Tot4,653,458
 • Rank8t
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
 • Density rank14t
Demonym(s)Nuevoleonés (a)
Neoleonés (a)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
Aurie code
ISO 3166 codeMX-NLE
HDIIncrease 0.872 Very High Ranked 3rd
GDPUS$ 132,655,000.00 mil[a]
WabsteidOfficial Website
^ a. The state's GDP wis 666,898,103 million o pesos in 2008,[7] amoont correspondin tae 52,101,414.296 millon o dollars, being a dollar worth 12.80 pesos (value o Juin 3, 2010).[8]

It is locatit in Northeastren Mexico. It is bordered bi the states o Tamaulipas tae the north an east, San Luis Potosí tae the sooth, an Coahuila tae the wast. Tae the north, Nuevo León haes a 15 kilometer (9 mi) stretch o the U.S.-Mexico border adjacent tae the U.S. state o Texas.

The state wis namit efter the New Kinrick o León, an admeenistrative territory o the Viceroyalty o New Spain.

Besides its caipital, ither important ceeties are Guadalupe, Santa Catarina, San Nicolás de los Garza, an San Pedro Garza García, aw o which are pairt o the Monterrey metropolitan aurie.


Nuevo León is dividit intae 51 municipalities (municipios). See municipalities o Nuevo León.


  1. "Las Diputaciones Provinciales" (PDF) (in Spanish). p. 15.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Senadores por Nuevo León LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved March 29, 2010.
  3. "Listado de Diputados por Grupo Parlamentario del Estado de Nuevo León". Camara de Diputados. Retrieved March 28, 2010.
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved March 30, 2011.
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Retrieved March 30, 2011.
  6. "Mexico en Cifras". INEGI. Retrieved March 30, 2011.
  7. "Jalisco". 2010. Retrieved March 24, 2011.
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano". Retrieved August 10, 2010.

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