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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
Motto(s): 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
Kintra Mexico
Caipital Monterrey
Lairgest Ceety Monterrey
Municipalities 51
Admission July 5, 1824[1]
Order 15t
 • Govrenor Rodrigo Medina PRI
 • Senators[2] Fernando Elizondo PAN
Judith Díaz Delgado PAN
Eloy Cantú Segovia PRI
 • Deputies[3]
 • Total 64,220 km2 (24,800 sq mi)
  Ranked 13t
Heichest elevation[5] 3,710 m (12,170 ft)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Tot 4,653,458
 • Rank 8t
 • Density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
 • Density rank 14t
Demonym(s) Nuevoleonés (a)
Neoleonés (a)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Simmer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code 64-67
Aurie code
ISO 3166 code MX-NLE
HDI Increase 0.872 Very High Ranked 3rd
GDP US$ 132,655,000.00 mil[a]
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^ 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. 
  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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