Oaxaca (IPA|wa'jaca) offeecially Estado Libre y Soberano de Oaxaca (Scots: Free an Sovereign State o Oaxaca) is ane o the 31 states that, wi the Federal Destrict, comprise the 32 Federal Entities o Mexico. It is dividit intae 570 municipalities an its caipital ceety is Oaxaca de Juarez.


Estado Libre y Soberano de Oaxaca
Free an Sovereign State o Oaxaca
Official seal of Oaxaca
State o Oaxaca athin Mexico
State o Oaxaca athin Mexico
Coordinates: 15°53′53″N 96°24′51″W / 15.89806°N 96.41417°W / 15.89806; -96.41417
CapitalOaxaca de Juarez
Lairgest ceetyOaxaca de Juarez
Admission21 December 1823[1]
 • GovrenorGabino Cué Convergencia
 • Senators[2]Ericel Gómez Nucamendi 22px
Armando Contreras Castillo 22px
Adolfo Toledo Infanzón 22px
 • Total93952 km2 (36,275 sq mi)
 Ranked 5t
Highest elevation3720 m (12,200 ft)
 • Total3,801,962
 • Rank10nt
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
 • Density rank23t
Demonym(s)Oaxacatence (a)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Area code
ISO 3166 codeMX-OAX
HDIIncrease 0.831 high Ranked 16t
GDPUS$ 12,552,404.609 mil[a]
WebsiteOfficial Web Site
^ a. The state's GDP wis 160,670,779 million o pesos in 2008,[7] amoont correspondin tae 12,552,404.609 millon o dollars, being a dollar worth 12.80 pesos (value o 3 Juin 2010).[8]

It is locatit in Soothwastren Mexico.[9] It is bund wastlins bi the state o Guerrero, norwastlins Puebla, norlins bi Veracruz an eastlins Chiapas. Soothlins, Oaxaca haes a significant coastline on the Paceefic Ocean.

The state is best kent for its indigenous fowks an culturs. The maist numerous an best kent are the Zapotecs an the Mixtecs, but thare saxteen that is offeecially awned. Thir culturs hae survivit better tae the present than maist ithers in Mexico due tae the state’s ruggit an isolatin terrain. Maist live in the Central Valleys region, that is an aw an important area for tourism, attractin fowk for its aircheological steids lik Monte Albán, native cultur an crafts. Anither important tourist area is the coast, whilk haes the major resort o Huatulco. The state haes some o the greatest biodiversity in Mexico.

References eedit

  1. "Las Diputaciones Provinciales" (PDF) (in Spanish). p. 15.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Senadores por Oaxaca LXI Legislatura". Senado de la Republica. Retrieved 1 Januar 2012.
  3. tipot=Edo&edot=22 "Listado de Diputados por Grupo La Diputación Provincial y El Federalismo Mexicano" Check |url= value (help). Camara de Diputados. Retrieved 1 Januar 2012.
  4. "Resumen". Cuentame INEGI. Archived frae the original on 7 Juin 2007. Retrieved 5 Apryle 2011.
  5. "Relieve". Cuentame INEGI. Archived frae the original on 17 November 2010. Retrieved 5 Apryle 2011.
  6. "Mexico en Cifras". INEGI. Retrieved 5 Apryle 2011.
  7. "Oaxaca". 2010. Retrieved 5 Apryle 2011.
  8. "Reporte: Jueves 3 de Junio del 2010. Cierre del peso mexicano". www.pesomexicano.com.mx. Archived frae the original on 8 Juin 2010. Retrieved 10 August 2010.
  9. "Oaxaca". Explorando Mexico. Archived frae the original on 5 October 2011. Retrieved 4 Apryle 2011.

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