Chiapas



[chee-ah-pahs] /tʃiˈɑ pɑs/

noun
1.
a state in S Mexico. 28,732 sq. mi. (74,415 sq. km).
Capital: Tuxtla Gutiérrez.
/Spanish ˈtʃjapas/
noun
1.
a state of S Mexico: mountainous and forested; Maya ruins in the northeast; rich mineral resources. Capital: Tuxtla Gutiérrez. Pop: 3 920 515 (2000). Area: 73 887 sq km (28 816 sq miles)

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