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San Luis Potosí is the name of both a state in Mexico and that state's capital city. This article is about the state. For the city, see San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí.
ESTADO DE SAN LUIS POTOSÍ
Image:SanLuisPotosiState.png
Other Mexican States
CapitalSan Luis Potosí, SLP
Other major citiesMatehuala
list of municipalities
Area63,068 km²
Ranked 15th
Population
(2000 census)
2,296,360
Ranked 16th
Governor
(2003-09)
Jesús Marcelo de los Santos Fraga (PAN)
Federal Deputies (7)PAN = 4
PRI/PVEM = 3
Federal SenatorsPAN = 2
PRI = 1
ISO 3166-2
Postal abbr.
MX-SLP
S.L.P.

The Mexican state of San Luis Potosí has an area of 62,848 km². It is in the north-central part of the republic, bordered by the Mexican states of Jalisco, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Hidalgo, Veracruz, Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, Coahuila, and Zacatecas. In 2003 the estimated population was 2,353,000 people.

The native peoples of the state include the Huastec and Chichimec.

In addition to the state capital San Luis Potosí, the state includes the cities of Ciudad Valles, Matehuala, and Río Verde.

Municipalities

San Luis Potosí is divided into 58 municipalities (municipios). See municipalities of San Luis Potosí.

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