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

Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈtustla ɣuˈtjeres]) 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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