Tamaulipas is a state in Northern Mexico. Tamaulipas lies between Nuevo León and the Gulf of Mexico in the north of the country. It shares a border with the US state of Texas in the north and the states of San Luis Potosí and Veracruz to the south.

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Reynosa is a city of 490,000 people in Tamaulipas, Mexico. It lies across the border from McAllen, Texas.

Nuevo Laredo is a city of 355,827 located in Tamaulipas, Mexico, right across the border from the smaller Laredo, Texas.

La Pesca is a town in Tamaulipas, Mexico, on the Gulf coast about halfway between Matamoros and Tampico, just north of the mouth of the Rio Bravo.


Matamoros is a city in Tamaulipas in Mexico. Matamoros is situated on the United States-Mexico border across the Rio Grande River from the city of Brownsville, near where the Rio Grande empties into the Gulf of Mexico.

Tampico is a city in Tamaulipas. The easiest way to enter Tampico is via the international airport.

Ciudad Victoria is a city in Tamaulipas, Mexico.


  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  2,980,000
  • Abbreviation:  TAM
  • Abbreviation:  Tamps
  • Latitude of center:  24° 17' 14" (24.2872°) north
  • Longitude of center:  98° 33' 48" (98.5633°) west
  • Average elevation:  126 meters (413 feet)
  • Neighbors:  Texas
  • Wikidata:  Tamaulipas
  • DMOZ Open Directory:  Tamaulipas
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Tamaulipas

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