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Map of Mexican State Names

Most works on Mexican archaeology do not provide maps showing states or their boundaries. Most inexpensive student atlases also leave Mexican state boundaries unmarked. If you print this map out, it should fit comfortably on a notebook page.

Outline Map

The following abbreviations are sometimes used to represent these states:

AGU = Aguascalientes
BCN = Baja California Norte
BCS = Baja California Sur
CAM = Campeche
CHH = Chihuahua
CHP = Chiapas
COA = Coahuila
COL = Colima
DIF = DF = Distrito Federal
  (Ciudad de México)
DUR = Durango
GRO = Guerrero
GUA = Guanajuato
HID = Hidalgo
JAL = Jalisco
MEX = México
MIC = Michoacán
MOR = Morelos
NAY = Nayarit
NLE = Nuevo León
OAX = Oaxaca
PUE = Puebla
QUE = Querétaro
ROO = Quintana Roo
SIN = Sinaloa
SLP = San Luís Potosí
SON = Sonora
TAB = Tabasco
TAM = Tamaulipas
TLA = Tlaxcala
VER = Veracruz
YUC = Yucatán
ZAC = Zacatecas