Official name: Estado Libre y Soberano de Morelos / Free and
Sovereign State of Morelos
Short-form names: Estado de Morelos / State of Morelos; Morelos.
Location: The third smallest Federal Entity, above of Distrito Federal
and Tlaxcala and featured by its mythic archeologyc places, and its sound climate,
Morelos is a landlocked State located Center-South of Mexico.
It is surrounded by the States of
México (W. and NE), Puebla (E),
Guerrero (S),and the Distrito Federal (N).
Area: 4,950 km2
Population: 1'555,296 inhabitants (2000)
Capital: Cuernavaca (Pop.: 338,706 )
Statehood: April 17, 1869
Arms adopted: Unknown date.
INEGI and SEP
Reported by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, October 06, 2001.