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Full nameZacatecas
Native nameEstado Libre y Soberano de Zacatecas
Settlement typeState
MottoLabor Vincit Omnia (Work Conquers All)
AnthemMarcha de Zacatecas
Largest CityFresnillo
AdmissionDecember 23, 1823
GovernorMiguel Alonso Reyes
SenatorsTomás Torres Mercado
Antonio Mejía Haro
José Trejo Reyes
DeputiesFederal Deputies
• Luis Enrique Mercado
• Arturo Ramírez Bucio
• Claudia Edith Anaya Mota
• Samuel Herrera Chávez
• Ramón Jiménez Fuentes
• Gerardo Leyva Hernández
• José Narro Céspedes
• Gerardo Verver y Vargas
Total Area29158.1 sq mi (75539 km2)
Highest Elevation10498.7 ft (3200 m)
Total Population1490668 (25th) (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (25th) (0/sq mi)
DemonymZacatecano (a)
Other information
Time zoneCST, (UTC-6) (UTC)
- Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code98, 99
Area codeArea codes 1 and 2
• 346
• 433
• 437
• 457
• 458
• 463
• 467
• 478
• 492
• 493
• 494
• 496
• 498
• 499
ISO 3166 codeMX-ZAC
HDI(+) 0.805 high Ranked 24th
GDPUS$ 5,171,913.8 th 

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Zacatecas (-essakaˈtekas) officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Zacatecas ( ) is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. It is divided in 58 municipalities and its capital city is Zacatecas.

It is located in North-Central Mexico. It is bordered by the states of Durango to the northwest, Coahuila to the north, Nayarit to the west, San Luis Potosí and Nuevo León to the east, and Jalisco, Guanajuato and Aguascalientes to the south.

The state of Zacatecas is best known for its rich deposits of silver and other minerals, its colonial architecture and its importance during the Mexican revolution. Its main economic activities are mining, agriculture and tourism.

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