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State of Tamaulipas
Flag of State of Tamaulipas
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Coat of arms of State of Tamaulipas
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital Victoria
Municipalities 43
Largest City Tampico
Area

Ranked 7th
 • Total 79,384 km2 (30,650 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total 3,024,238 (Ranked 13th)
 • Demonym
Tamaulipeco
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
HDI (2004) 0.8111 - high
Ranked 11th
ISO 3166-2 MX-TAM
Postal abbr. Tamps.
Website Tamaulipas state government

Tamaulipas is a state in the northeast of Mexico. About 3,025,000 people live there. Its capital is called Ciudad Victoria.

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