Chiapas

Chiapas is a state in . Chiapas is about as far south as you can get in Mexico. It borders on the southeast, the Pacific on the southwest, and the states of Oaxaca, Veracruz, and Tabasco from west to northeast.
Photo: Thelmadatter, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Popular Destinations

is in Chiapas, famous for the ruins of a Mayan city dating from about 600 to 800 CE. Photo: Ulises00, Public domain.

, usually just called Tuxtla, is the capital of Chiapas, and a busy government, commercial and services-oriented city. Photo: eduardorobles, CC BY 2.0.

is in the southern state of Chiapas. Photo: doctoraw, CC BY 2.0.

de Córdova y Ordóñez or simply is a city of 320,000 people in Chiapas. Photo: AlejandroLinaresGarcia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

is an ancient Maya city near in Chiapas. Photo: Simon Burchell, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city of 142,000 people in Chiapas in . Photo: Macetas10, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Sumidero Canyon is a deep natural canyon located just north of the city of in the state of Chiapas, in southern . Photo: Tjeerd Wiersma from Amsterdam, The Netherlands, CC BY 2.0.

is a town in Chiapas. is the main town of the indigenous Chamula people who live in the area. Photo: diego cue, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small and sleepy village of 17,000 people in Chiapas, close to . Photo: José coliaza, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city of 48,000 people in Chiapas. is also known as the "Gateway to the Lacandon Jungle", and has several archaeological sites. Photo: AlejandroLinaresGarcia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is in the state of Chiapas in . Photo: Darij & Ana, CC BY 2.0.

Chiapas

Latitude of center
16.5° or 16° 30' north
Longitude of center
-92.5° or 92° 30' west
Population
4,250,000
Elevation
1,365 metres (4,478 feet)
Abbreviation
CHP
Abbreviation
Chis
Open­Street­Map ID
node 305626894
Geo­Names ID
3531011
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Chiapas
  • Arabic: Chiapas
  • Arabic: تشياباس
  • Arabic: ولاية تشياباس
  • Aragonese: Chiapas
  • Aragonese: Estato de Chiapas
  • Armenian: Չիապաս
  • Armenian: Չյապաս
  • Asturian; Bable: Chiapas
  • Aymara: Chiapas Istadu
  • Basque: Chiapas
  • Belarusian: Ч'япас
  • Belarusian: Ч’япас
  • Belarusian: штат Ч'япас
  • Bengali: চিয়াপাস
  • Bosnian: Chiapas
  • Breton: Chiapas
  • Bulgarian: Чиапас
  • Catalan: Chiapas
  • Catalan: Estat de Chiapas
  • Cebuano: Estado de Chiapas
  • Cheyenne: Chiapas
  • Chinese: Chiapas Chiu
  • Chinese: 恰帕斯
  • Chinese: 恰帕斯州
  • Cornish: Chiapas
  • Croatian: Chiapas
  • Czech: Chiapas
  • Danish: Chiapas
  • Dutch: Chiapas
  • Esperanto: Chiapas
  • Esperanto: Ĉiapaso
  • Esperanto: Ĉiapo
  • Estonian: Chiapas
  • Estonian: Chiapase osariik
  • Finnish: Chiapas
  • French: Chiapas
  • French: État de Chiapas
  • Gallegan: Chiapas
  • Gallegan: Estado de Chiapas
  • Georgian: ჩიაპასი
  • German: Chiapas
  • Greek: Τσιάπας
  • Gujarati: ચીઆપાસ
  • Hebrew: צ'יאפס
  • Hebrew: צ'יאפס בפנורמה הלאומית
  • Hindi: चियापास
  • Hungarian: Chiapas
  • Ido: Chiapas
  • Iloko: Chiapas
  • Inari Sami: Chiapas
  • Indonesian: Chiapas
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Chiapas
  • Irish: Chiapas
  • Italian: Chiapas
  • Japanese: チアパス
  • Japanese: チアパス州
  • Japanese: チャパス州
  • Kannada: ಚಿಯಾಪಾಸ್
  • Korean: 치아파스
  • Korean: 치아파스 주
  • Korean: 치아파스주
  • Kurdish: Chiapas
  • Ladino: Chiapas
  • Lao: Chiapas
  • Latin: Chiapa
  • Latin: Chiapae
  • Latvian: Čjapasa
  • Lithuanian: Čiapas
  • Lithuanian: Čiapasas
  • Lithuanian: Čiapaso valstija
  • Macedonian: Чијапас
  • Malagasy: Chiapas
  • Malay (generic): Chiapas
  • Marathi: चियापास
  • Marathi: च्यापास
  • Mazanderani: چیاپاس
  • Min Nan Chinese: Chiapas Chiu
  • Northern Frisian: Chiapas (Bundesstoot)
  • Northern Frisian: Chiapas
  • Northern Sami: Chiapas
  • Norwegian: Chiapas
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Chiapas
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Chiapas
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Chiapas
  • Pampanga: Chiapas
  • Persian: چیاپاس
  • Piemontese: Chiapas
  • Polish: Chiapas
  • Portuguese: Chiapas
  • Quechua: Chiapas suyu
  • Raeto-Romance: Chiapas
  • Romanian: Chiapas
  • Russian: Чиапас
  • Russian: Чьяпас (Мексика)
  • Russian: Чьяпас
  • Russian: штат Чьяпас
  • Sardinian: Chiapas
  • Sardinian: Tziapas
  • Scots: Chiapas
  • Serbian: Chiapas
  • Serbian: Estado de Chiapas
  • Serbian: Држава Чиапас
  • Serbian: Чиапас
  • Serbian: Чијапас
  • Serbo-Croatian: Chiapas
  • Serbo-Croatian: Čijapas
  • Serbo-Croatian: Čjapas
  • Sinhalese: චියපාස්
  • Skolt Sami: Chiapas
  • Slovak: Chiapas
  • Spanish: Chiapas
  • Spanish: Estado de Chiapas
  • Swahili (generic): Chiapas
  • Swedish: Chiapas
  • Tagalog: Chiapas
  • Tajik: Чяпас
  • Tamil: சியாபாஸ்
  • Tatar: Чьяпас
  • Telugu: చియాపస్
  • Thai: Chiapas
  • Thai: Chiapaz
  • Thai: รัฐเชียปัส
  • Turkish: Chiapas
  • Ukrainian: Чьяпас
  • Ukrainian: Чіапас
  • Urdu: چیاپاس
  • Uzbek: Chiapas
  • Uzbek: Chyapas
  • Venetian: Chiapas
  • Vietnamese: Chiapas
  • Waray (Philippines): Chiapas
  • Welsh: Chiapas
  • Western Panjabi: چیاپاز
  • Wu Chinese: 恰帕斯州
  • Yue Chinese: 恰帕斯州
  • Chiapan
  • Chiapān
  • Chiyapan

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