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Full nameVillahermosa
Official nameVillahermosa
Founded24 June 1564
MayorJesus Ali de la Torre (PRI)
Total Area23.62 sq mi (61.2 km2)
Metro Area622.4 sq mi (1612 km2)
Elevation32.8 ft (10 m)
Total Population640359 (2010 census)
Other information
Time zoneCentral Standard Time (UTC-6)

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Villahermosa (-esbi.ʎa.eɾˈ, Beautiful Village) is the capital city of the Mexican state of Tabasco, and the municipal seat of the Centro municipality. Villahermosa reported a population of 658,524 in the 2005 census, whereas its Centro municipality had 558,524 inhabitants. The municipality covers an area of 1,612 km2 (622.4 sq mi). The city is located at 863 kilometers from Mexico City, and 998 kilometers from Cancún, making it the virtual equidistant stopover point between these two world-renowned centers of tourism.

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