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Tabasco

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This article refers to the Mexican state of Tabasco; for the condiment see Tabasco sauce.

ESTADO DE TABASCO
Image:Tabasco in Mexiko.png
Other Mexican States
CapitalVillahermosa
Other major cities
List of municipalities
Area25,267 km²
Ranked 24th
Population
(2000 census)
1,889,370
Ranked 20th
Governor
(2001-07)
Manuel Andrade Díaz (PRI)
Federal Deputies (6)PRI = 6
Federal SenatorsPRI = 2
PRD = 1
ISO 3166-2
Postal abbr.
MX-TAB
Tab.

Tabasco (sometimes historically spelled Tobasco) is a state in Mexico. Its capital is Villahermosa.

Tabasco is bordered by the Mexican states of Veracruz to the west, Chiapas to the south, and Campeche to the north east. To the east Tabasco borders with the Petén Department of Guatemala, and to the north is the Gulf of Mexico. Tabasco is in the northern half of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.

Cities in Tabasco include: Ciudad Pemex, Emiliano Zapata, San Miguel, Tenosique, Tortuguero, the Olmec ruins of La Venta, and the Maya ruins of Comalcalco.

Municipalities

Tabasco is subdivided into 17 municipalities (municipios). See municipalities of Tabasco.

External link


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