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Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Tuxtla Gutiérrez
View of the city from the northwest
View of the city from the northwest
Official seal of Tuxtla Gutiérrez
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Country  Mexico
State Chiapas
Founded mid 16th century
Municipal Status 1915
Area
 • Municipality 412.40 km2 (159.23 sq mi)
Elevation
of seat
600 m (2,000 ft)
Population
 (2005)Municipality
 • Municipality 503,320
 • Seat
490,455
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code (of seat)
29000
Area code(s) 961

Tuxtla Gutiérrez is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Chiapas. It is also considered the financial center of the state.

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