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ESTADO DE QUERÉTARO DE ARTEAGA
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CapitalSantiago de Querétaro
Other major citiesSan Juan del Río
list of municipalities
Area11,449 km²
Ranked 27th
Population
(2000 census)
1,402,010
Ranked 24th
Governor
(2003-09)
Francisco Garrido Patrón (PAN)
Federal Deputies (4)PAN = 3
PRI/PVEM = 1
Federal SenatorsPAN = 2
PRI = 1
ISO 3166-2
Postal abbr.
MX-QUE
Qro.

Querétaro (formal name: Querétaro de Arteaga) is a state in central Mexico. Its capital is the city of Santiago de Querétaro although, in general parlance, the name "Querétaro" is used for both the city and the state.

Querétaro is bordered to the north by the state of San Luis Potosí, to the west by Guanajuato, to the east by Hidalgo, to the southeast by the state of México, and to the southwest by Michoacán.

Main industries: autoparts, packaged food, electronics, paper, education, tourism, poultry.

The capital city of Santiago de Querétaro is located some 200 km to the northwest of Mexico City. It is known for its Colonial Era architecture.

Municipalities

The state of Querétaro is subdivided into 18 municipalities (municipios) See municipalities of Querétaro.

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