Villahermosa

Villahermosa, Tabasco
State capital
Villahermosa
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Coat of arms of Villahermosa, Tabasco
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): The Emerald of the Southeast
Spanish: La Esmeralda del Sureste
Location of Villahermosa
Location of Villahermosa
Coordinates: 17°59′21″N 92°55′41″W / 17°59′21″N 92°55′41″W / 17.98917; -92.92806
CountryMexico
StateTabasco
Founded24 June 1564
Government
 • MayorGerardo Gaudiano Rovirosa (PRD)
Area
 • State capital61.177 km2 (23.62 sq mi)
 • Metro1,612 km2 (622.4 sq mi)
Elevation20 m (70 ft)
Population (2010 census)
 • State capital640,359
Time zoneCST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC−5)
Websitewww.villahermosa.gob.mx

Villahermosa (Spanish pronunciation: [ˌbiʝa.eɾˈmosa], Beautiful Village) is the capital and largest 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 863 kilometres (536 mi) from Mexico City.

The city

Regional operations center of Pemex.

Tabasco's political powers reside here. It is the main city of the state of Tabasco and is home to the state's largest population. The city is an important business center for the Mexican oil industry. In 2008, the city consisted of 33 colonias and fraccionamientos. Also known as La Esmeralda del Sureste (The Emerald of the Southeast), Villahermosa is a modern city rich in natural resources, in terms of both agriculture and farming. Commercially, the city is served by major merchants, such as Liverpool, Fábricas de Fráncia, Palacio de Hierro, Walmart, City Club, Soriana, Comercial Mexicana and Home Depot. All the major national banks are represented in the city as well.

Other Languages
العربية: فيلاهيرموسا
Bân-lâm-gú: Villahermosa
català: Villahermosa
Deutsch: Villahermosa
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Ilokano: Villahermosa
Bahasa Indonesia: Villahermosa
עברית: וייארמוסה
ქართული: ვილიაერმოსა
lietuvių: Viljahermosa
Malagasy: Villahermosa
Bahasa Melayu: Villahermosa, Mexico
Nāhuatl: Cualnezcaltepec
polski: Villahermosa
Runa Simi: Villahermosa
српски / srpski: Виљаермоса
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Villahermosa, Tabasco
svenska: Villahermosa
Tagalog: Villahermosa
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