Michoacán facts

State of Michoacán
Flag of State of Michoacán
Coat of arms of State of Michoacán
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Municipalities of Michoacán
Municipalities of Michoacán
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital Morelia
Municipalities 113
 • Governor Leonel Godoy (PRD)
 • Federal Deputies PRD: 9
PAN: 4
 • Federal Senators PRD: 2
PAN: 1
Ranked 16th
 • Total 59,928 km2 (23,138 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 3,966,073 (Ranked 7th)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
HDI (2004) 0.7422 - medium
Ranked 29th
ISO 3166-2 MX-MIC
Postal abbr. Mich.
Website Michoacán state government

Michoacán is a state in south-west Mexico. About 4,000,000 people live there. Its capital is called Morelia.


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