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State of Zacatecas
Flag of State of Zacatecas
Coat of arms of State of Zacatecas
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Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital Zacatecas
Municipalities 58
Largest City Zacatecas

Ranked 10th
 • Total 73,252 km2 (28,283 sq mi)
2,300 m (7,700 ft)
 • Total 1,367,692 (Ranked 25th)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
HDI (2004) 0.7563 - medium
Ranked 26th
ISO 3166-2 MX-ZAC
Postal abbr. Zac.

Zacatecas is a state in central Mexico. About 1,360,000 people live there. The capital is also called Zacatecas.

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