Last modified: 2003-01-03 by juan manuel gabino villascán
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by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, May 1, 2002.|
See: Coat of arms on white background: unofficial flag
|Official name:||Estado Libre y Soberano de Morelos / Free and Sovereign State of Morelos|
|Short-form names:||Estado de Morelos / State of Morelos; Morelos.|
|Location:||The third smallest Federal Entity, above of Distrito Federal and Tlaxcala and featured by its mythic archeologyc places, and its sound climate, Morelos is a landlocked State located Center-South of Mexico.|
It is surrounded by the States of México (W. and NE), Puebla (E), Guerrero (S),and the Distrito Federal (N).
|Population:||1'555,296 inhabitants (2000)|
|Capital:||Cuernavaca (Pop.: 338,706 )|
|Statehood:||April 17, 1869|
|Arms adopted:||Unknown date.|
INEGI and SEP
Reported by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, October 06, 2001.
The coat of arms consists of a squarish samnitic (“french”) shield, azure, on a mound marron, a maize (corn) plant leved ver and fruited or, under a star of the same metal; between them a scroll argent reading "TIERRA Y LIBERTAD" ("Land and freedom"); bordure argent, lined and tressured sable, with the inscription "LA TIERRA VOLVERA A QUENES LA TRABAJAN CON SUS MANOS" ("The land shall return to those who work (on) it with their own hands"). António Martins, 22 Jun 1999