PUEBLAIN NUMBERS

Gross Domestic Product, 2016.

The dynamism of the Puebla economy during 2016 is comparable to medium-sized countries in Europe and Latin America.

COMPARATIVE OF PUEBLA'S ECONOMY WITH OTHER AVERACE SIZED COUNTRIES. (BILLION DOLLARS)

Source: IMF GDP 2015, World Bank, INEGI GDP 2016.

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)


2016GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP) IN PUEBLA MILLION DOLLARS.

Source: IMF GDP 2015, World Bank, INEGI GDP 2016.
3.4%of the National GDP
10th Place in the country
633,554billion pesos during 2016.

The GDP generated by the State, places Puebla as the 3rd State with highest contribution to the national GDP among neighboring states.

Economic growth


In the last 7 years, the average growth of the economy was of 3.1%, higher than the national average of 2.7% in the same period.

Puebla's economic growth is higher than the average growth of the OECD countries.

3.1%Puebla
2.7%México
1.8%OCDE Countries

2010 - 2016AVERAGE ECONOMIC GROWTH

INEGI, 2017.

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

2017FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) IN PUEBLA BILLION DOLLARS.

Source: Ministry of Economy, 2016.
Growth of 52.3%compared to 2015
Growth of 33.5%from 2006 to 2016

By promoting its macroeconomic qualities and its progress in infrastructure, Puebla has become a very attractive location for foreign investment with more than 5 billion dollars received in the last seven years.

Unemployed population


The unemployment rate during the first trimester of 2018 was 2.1%; lower than the national average.

Despite external economic adversities, necessary conditions have been created to allocate the largest number of Puebla citizens in stable and well-paid jobs.

82,1962015
77,9192016
71,0092017

UNEMPLOYED POPULATION IN THE STATE OF PUEBLA, 2017.

Source: INEGI, 2018.

305 THOUSAND ECONOMICAL UNITS

292,435Micro enterprises

467,803EMPLOYED POPULATION

10,545Small enterprises

114,820EMPLOYED POPULATION

1,798Medium companies

98,190EMPLOYED POPULATION

323Big Companies

193,188EMPLOYED POPULATION

Sourse: DENUE, 2017.

Foreign Trade


The trade surplus shows the economic dynamism in the exchange of goods and services abroad.

7,854 millions dollarsBalance of the Trade balance from January until December in 2017.
15,412 millions dollarsValue of the exports from January until December in 2017.
7,558 millions dollarsValue of the imports from January until December in 2017.
Source: SAT, 2017.

59.23%The United States of America

24.16%Germany

6.27%Canada

1.51%Brazil

1.35%Argentina

Source: SAT, 2017.

1.30%China

0.93% Japon

0.36%Colombia

Urbanmore important in the country

Ruralmore important in the country

4ta. Metropolitan areamore important in the country

Source: INEGI, 2010.
6. 2 Million inhabitantsFifth State with major population.
21.28 miles2 of territory 21st biggest State.
112 inhabitants per miles2 7th State with greater population density.
1. 37 % population growth19th State with highest growth.

Demographic Bonus in Puebla

Puebla ranks among the first five entities in the country with the lowest median age of its inhabitants.

During the last years, Puebla presents a change in the structure by age, this phenomenon is produced by the increase of the population volume in productive ages.

POPULATION PUEBLA 2015

POPULATION PUEBLA 2020

POPULATION PUEBLA 2025

POPULATION PUEBLA 2030

Source: INEGI, 2015.

Higher education

8.6National
7.9Puebla

AVERAGE SCHOOL GRADE

Source: INEGI, 2016.
82.5%National
83.5%Puebla

Assimilation (2012-2013)

29.2%National
32.4%Puebla

Coverage (2012-2013)

A Safe State

A Road Surveillance Program has been implemented in the Sate, consisting in the application of state-of-the-art technology and radars to detect speeding vehicles; providing greater security to the population.

Professionalism

Puebla is a state characterized by a professional, efficient and honest pólice, warrantors of legality and human rights; capable of dealing effectively with crime and fostering a climate of tranquility.

Source: Sexenal Memory, 2011-2016.

Training

The Puebla Police Training and Development Academy called "General Ignacio Zaragoza" is unique in its capacity to train, update, specialize and professionalize the personnel of public security institutions of the three levels of government in the country.

Safe transit

In addition, since 2016, the State of Puebla has the Metropolitan Public Security Complex which reinforces security in the State's road accesses and exits, through 6 strategic facilities known as security arches.

Puebla Armored

One of the main objectives of the State Government has been the prevention of crimes such as road theft, vehicles and hydrocarbons; For this purpose, security arcs were placed in strategic points, equipped with devices called Mobile Vacis connected to computer systems that allow scanning cars with X-ray in 15 seconds, identifying any irregularities inside the unit.

LOCATION OF SAFETY ARCHES INSIDE THE STATE OF PUEBLA.

Source: Sexenal Memory, 2011-2016.
Source: Sexenal Memory, 2011-2016.

Police Training and Development Academy Puebla-Merida Initiative "General Ignacio Zaragoza"

Objectives:

To train, form, update, specialize and professionalize the personnel of Public Security Institutions. Professionalize and train public servants who contribute to the instances involving the National Public Safety System, also design and execute study plans and programs based on the guidelines of the National Public Security System.

Cuetzalan del ProgresoSierra Nororiental

MAIN TOURIST ACTIVITIES

  • Flying men's Spectacular dance.
  • Swim in a pool of crystalline waters, under a waterfall, in the middle of the jungle.
  • Walk through the winding streets of the village.
  • Explore the fascinating caves around Cuetzalan.
  • Taste the aromatic coffee and enjoy the festive atmosphere at the Huipil Fair and the Coffee Fair.
ZacatlanSierra North

MAIN TOURIST ACTIVITIES

  • Ride on horseback through "The whim of nature" which is the Piedras Encimadas Valley.
  • Enjoy the spectacular views from any viewpoint over the "Barranca de los Jilgueros".
  • Know the watchmaking tradition of the Centenario factory.
  • Visit the show of automatons and listen to the melodies of the floral clock.
  • Savor its gastronomy, highlighting its traditional bread with cheese or curd, as well as its typical ciders, liqueurs and soft drinks.
  • Great apple fair held since 1941.
AtlixcoAtlixco Valley and Matamoros

MAIN TOURIST ACTIVITIES

  • Admire the extraordinary floral carpets that cover the Zocalo during the day of the dead.
  • Escape with the family to one of the well known spas in the area.
  • Stroll around the center and meet its great ex-convents, such as Carmen or San Francisco, and try the famous Atlixco's beef jerky.
  • You can not miss buying flowers and plants in their nurseries.
  • Enjoy "the Illuminated Villa" in December.
ChignahuapanSierra North

MAIN TOURIST ACTIVITIES

  • Take pictures of the colorful and picturesque historic center.
  • Enjoy an exclusive treatment at the Hotel del Balneario, famous for its sulphurous waters.
  • At the end of November a show is presented in the lagoon, the Festival of Light and Life, a representation of the path after death of a warrior to Mictlan.
PahuatlanSierra North

MAIN TOURIST ACTIVITIES

  • Stomp in a huapangueada or attend the celebrations of Easter or Santiago Apostle.
  • Discover systems of traditional measures in the Sunday market: sardines, almudes, etc.
  • Cross the hanging bridge that connects Pahuatlán with Xolotla,118 ft high.
  • Try the chicales (ants) with chiltepín chilies.
  • Experience the traditional Carnival in San Pablito and the All Saints Festivity.
HuahuchinangoSierra North

MAIN TOURIST ACTIVITIES

  • Drink the locally produced coffee.
  • Try your luck with the fishing rod and catch trouts, carps or mojarras.
  • Swim in the pools under the Totolapa and Salto Chico waterfalls.
  • Dance with the dancing schools in the traditional Carnival of Huauchinango.
TlatlauquitepecRegion of the Mixteca

MAIN TOURIST ACTIVITIES

  • Make your own seven-story Tlayoyos.
  • Photograph the magnificent panoramic views from the top of Cerro Cabezon.
  • Listen to the legend of Huaxtla's Sanctuary Christ, carved from a trunk with human form.
  • Rest by the Soledad Dam, or cross the green carpet of ferns to the Puxtla Waterfall and bathe in its blue pool.
Xicotepec de JuárezSierra North

MAIN TOURIST ACTIVITIES

  • Drink a cup of coffee from the sierra under the portals on Sunday afternoons while listening to the music band.
  • Contemplate the panoramic views from the viewpoint of the monumental Virgin of Guadalupe.
  • Spend a day of action in the nature, in its waterfalls and ravines.
  • Go to charrería events, very popular in Xicotepec.
  • It has the honor of having been the capital of the Mexican Republic for thee days in 1920.
CholulaAngelópolis

MAIN TOURIST ACTIVITIES

  • Learn how is made Puebla's authentic talavera and buy a unique piece.
  • Visit the extraordinary churches of Santa María Tonantzintla and San Francisco Acatepec.
  • Drink coffee overlooking the Franciscan former Convent of San Gabriel in the portals of the Concorde square.
  • Visit the Royal Chapel, designed as the Mosque of Cordoba.
Source: Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the State of Puebla, 2017.

MUSEUMS Anthropological

  • Regional Museum of Cuetzalan Emma Flores de Morante
    What is it about? ... It exhibits costumes of daily use, crafts, looms, pieces of the archaeological zone of Yohualichan, photographs and some documents. Shows paleontological collections of the Cambrian and Ordovician period.
  • Museum of the Tehuacan Valley
    What is it about? ... Corn is the center of attention at the museum, this exhibition intends to follow the evolution of the cereal; One of the most important in the world and cornerstone of the Mesoamerican cultures. To do so, some of the thousand-year-old corn cobs from the Tehuacan Valley are displayed.
  • Hueyotli Community Museum
    What is it about?... This museum promotes the conservation and dissemination of the cultural legacy and rescue of the collective memory of St. Thomas Hueyotlipan.
  • Museum House of Mendrugo
    What is it about?... The museum house of Mendrugo was founded on March 19, 2013. The Foundation is a Mexican association, non-profit, at the service of the society that custodians, preserves research, disseminates and exposes material and intellectual testimonies of the memory of Mexico for education, social development and the delight of the public.

MUSEUMS ARCHAEOLOGICAL

  • Atencingo Community Museum
    What is it about? ... It exhibits archaeological and paleontological pieces found in the region (fossils, bones and objects of stone and ceramics).
  • Regional Museum of Puebla
    What is it about? ... It houses a collection of extraordinary cultural and attractive value, ranging from the origins of prehistory and pre-Hispanic times, through the conquest and colonial period of Mexico, through the independent period and the Porfiriato, until Mexican Revolution.
  • Santa Catarina Villanueva Community Museum
    What is it about? ... Its objective is to preserve and disseminate the historical, archaeological and paleontological heritage of the community, with an emphasis on the ethnographic elements of Nahua culture.
  • Tlalancaleca Community Museum
    What is it about? ... The attraction of the museum lies in its important archaeological collection, especially the materials excavated in the site of the same name, corresponding to the late Preclassic. Sculpture pieces and ceramics are exhibited; where a brazier stands out with the representation of Huehueteotl, Old God of Fire.
  • Paleontological Cultural Historical Community Museum
    What is it about? ... It exhibits a collection of archeological pieces from popoloca and nahua cultures, as well as a series of paleontological vestiges of the region. Film and documentary screenings are organized.
  • San Felipe Otlaltepec Community Museum
    What is it about? ... This museum presents an abundant archaeological collection of the region, as well as elaborate palm handicrafts. Among the pieces that stand out are the so-called capisayos or palm raincoats, that were used in agricultural works for rain and cold protection.
  • Cantona Site Museum
    What is it about? ... Its main objective is to exhibit the objects found, among which are: ceramics, objects of daily use, ritual use, sculptures and other elements from the site.
  • Tochtepeuas Community Museum
    What is it about? ... Shows two collections: one archaeological and the other paleontological. The archaeological collection is composed of figurines and to a lesser extent lytic, the second is the paleontological collection and consists of a few specimens.
  • Xolalpancalli Community Museum (village house)
    What is it about? ... Inside its three permanent rooms it exhibits nautical and Totonac archeological pieces; as well as photographs and documents related to the history of the community. It has an area for temporary exhibitions of various kinds.
  • Regional Museum of Tepexi
    What is it about? ... This museum contains the conjunction of the cultural heritage of 14 municipalities, which exhibit part of their artistic and patrimonial expressions, the most important of them for their number of pieces is the archeological one that exhibits pieces of mud of the type orange, good sumptuary traded by the Teotihuacan.
  • Ixtacamaxtitlan Community Museum
    What is it about? ... Its aim is to preserve and disseminate the historical, archaeological and paleontological heritage of the community, with an emphasis on the ethnographic elements of the Nahua culture.
  • Amparo Museum
    What is it about? ... The Amparo Museum is considered one of the most important cultural and exhibition Centers in Mexico. It has exhibit Halls for its pre-Hispanic art collection, one of the most important in Mexico in a private institution. In addition to the collection of viceregal works of art.
  • Cholula Regional Museum
    What is it about? ... This museum shows the geological evolution of the valley and its cultural development of the pre-Hispanic period. It houses photographic archives and different collections, with themes related to the history of the Psychiatric Hospital of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Cholula through Time, Valley of the Volcanoes of Puebla, Origins of Cholula, Cholollan, Spirit of the Place, Temporary Exhibitions and the First Fantastic Zoological Show.
  • Site Museum of the Cholula Archaeological Zone
    What is it?... The cultural development of Cholula is chronologically approached, using ceramics.
  • Tehuacan Ndachjian Site Museum
    What is it about? ... The museum has a rich collection of archaeological pieces and audiovisual elements, which reveals to the visitor the prehispanic era, the most important city in the east of the present state of Puebla: Ndachjian, better known as Tehuacan, ancient city of the nguiwa or popoloca culture.
  • Caltonac Regional Museum
    What it treats? ... It preserves a collection of more than five thousand pieces, among which can be observed objects of everyday life, artifacts used for hunting, fishing, agriculture, warfare and rituals of cultures (Olmec, Teotihuacana and Totonaca). In addition of funeral burials with masks, ceramic heads and obsidian cores.
  • Teteles de Santo Nombre Site Museum
    What is it about? ... It shows an overview of the development of ancient populations that occupied the area of Tehuacan-Zucatlan. The museum space consists of eight halls that emphasize the period of splendor of the site, between 400 and 650 A.D., although the city had a thousand years occupation.
  • Xiutetelco Community Museum
    What is it? ... It shelters a collection of Nahuatl and Totonac archaeological pieces; as well as a series of photographs related to the history of the community.
  • Luciano Marquez Becerra Community Museum
    What is it about? ... It displays a series of photographs related to the history of the community. It has three exhibition halls and organizes guided tours.

MUSEUMS OF ART

  • Museum of Religious Art, Former Convent of San Martin Huaquechula
    What is it about? It is a thematic museum that houses facsimiles of the Lienzo de Cuauhquechollan, the Circular Map of Cuauhquechollan, the Codex Macuitlxochitltepec, as well as prehispanic stones of the late Postclassic period between 1000-1200 AD.
  • Erasto Cortes Museum Workshop (MUTEC)
    What is it about? ... At the initiative of the family of the artist poblano Erasto Cortes, the museum has an initial collection of more than 900 pieces and personal objects that this family donated to the Government of the State of Puebla.
  • Jose Luis Bello and Gonzalez Museum
    What is it about? ... It has 3 028 works of art from America, Asia and Europe, some 2,000 years old. Unique pieces such as the famous floating pavilion, the Filipino ark with the oldest map of the city of Manila, spheres of life carved in ivory, a Roman amphora of the first century BC and an English Euphonicon in excellent state of conservation. It protects 22 different types of objects, coming from three continents.
  • Museum of Popular Art Former Convent of Santa Rosa (Closed for remodeling)
    What is it about? ... In this historic building you will find the famous Santa Rosa cuisine, completely lined with majolica poblana. It is one of the most beautiful preserved to date, a true jewel of architecture.
  • House of Music of Vienna in Puebla
    What is it? ... It is a playful and interactive space dedicated to sound; as well as a meeting place with great composers of the history of concert music.
  • Monterrey Museum of Technology
    What is it about? ... The venue is characterized by temporary exhibitions of different branches in areas of being versatile and interesting for all types of public. The Main Gallery usually features exhibitions of art, design and contemporary architecture. Among them has been the FEMSA Collection.
  • International Baroque Museum
    What is it about? ... Designed by the Japanese architect Tayoo Ito, its most striking feature is the building itself. It has permanent exhibitions of diverse expressions of baroque art distributed in several rooms, some with interactivity that use touch screens.
  • Tlapalcalli
    What is it about? ... It exposes reinterpretations of pre-Hispanic divinities related to the cultivation of corn, the basic food of Mesoamerica, built with stone, cement and sand.
  • Old University Museum House of the Dolls
    What is it about? ... The collection consists of collections of paintings, sculpture, graphic work, drawing, plasterwork, furniture, coins, medals, photography, scientific devices, natural history, documents and historical objects.
  • Jose Luis Bello and Zetina Museum
    What is it about? ... Among the works of art are paintings by artists such as Bartolome Esteban Murillo, Francisco Girardon, Miguel Cabrera and Jose Agustin Arrieta.
  • Regional Museum House of Alfeñique (Closed for remodeling)
    What is it about? ... In the museum you can see the 16th century codices, paintings by historical figures such as Ignacio Zaragoza, Porfirio Diaz, Benito Juárez and the costume of a famous person: China Poblana. And finally, on the top floor represents the use of the house room of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries with representative areas of the time.
  • Rafael Tovar and Teresa of Mexican Music Museum
    What is it about? ... The Museum of Mexican Music offers a tour where visitors can enjoy and learn from the classical Mexican musical tradition from the viceroyalty to the present day.
  • Museum of Religious Art, Former Convent of Santa Monica
    What is it about? ... It is the first museum in Mexico dedicated to female religious life. It offers an intimate look throughout 23 rooms of the life of cloistered nuns. Here the chile was invented in nogada by the Augustinian nuns, which, as everyone knows, became the emblematic dish of Puebla.
  • UPAEP Museum
    What is it about? ... Temporary exhibitions are exhibited with various artistic themes and trends, playful - didactic exhibitions. Likewise, social responsibility programs are offered to vulnerable groups and, of course, programs linked to the academy.
  • Hacienda Museum of San Cristobal Polaxtla
    What is it about? It contains European and New Spanish paintings. Like ceramics, glassware, Mexican silver and great clocks; The engravings and European gobelinos are of excellent quality.

MUSEUMS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Chrildren?s museum "La Constancia Mexicana"
    What is it about? ... It is an interactive museum where you can participate, experiment and learn in a fun way, about science, natural phenomena and technology.
  • Planetarium of Puebla German Martinez Hidalgo
    What is it about? ... Built for dissemination and scientific outreach related to the universe. Becoming one of the leading facilities at an international level in technological innovation, dissemination and promotion of science.
  • Regional Museum Mixteco Tlayua
    What is it about?... It exhibits an interesting collection of: mammoth remains, fossil horse bones, reptiles, birds and petrified fish; both natural and illustrative photographs of rare specimens from other parts of the world.
  • Paleontological Community Museum of San Juan Raya
    What is it about? ... Turritelas or snails, as they commonly called them, can be appreciated, as well as trunks and fossilized plants, fish, shells, oysters, vertebrae and an endless mollusks that remained to show the life that emerged 420 million years ago.
  • Evolution Museum
    What is it about? It ranges from the history of the cosmos to the geological ages of the Earth, through the Big Bang and the creation of the human being. It is an enclosure that specializes in our evolution and everything that surrounds us.
  • Water Museum, Water for Ever
    What is it about? ... In this place you can see the subsoils existing in the regions of Tehuacan, as well as the type of rocks found on this planet and the best ways man can better use water using the methods of prehispanic times.
  • Interactive Clockmaker Museum Ing. Roque Leonel Olvera Charolet
    What is it about? ... Makes available to the public the interactive museum, where people are invited to use the machines that were used, many years ago, to create a good functioning clock.

MUSEUMS SPECIALIZED

  • Living Museum Puebla
    What is it about? ... It has live animals from different parts of the world, exhibitors of the highest quality with the best conditions for the maintenance and exhibition of the specimens, in addition they have an auditorium for 50 people, store of souvenirs and pets.
  • Museum of the Mexican Puppet
    What is it about? ... In the rooms show the puppets allusive to the different historical periods of the nation, another is dedicated to the Rosete Aranda family, in the hall of the traditions stand out those figures that are part of our customs national identity, collections relating to daily life, from civic tributes, to family nuclei.
  • Interactive Museum of Talavera Celia
    What is it about?... It has a unique facade in civil architecture in the city of Puebla because it combines different techniques of architectural design that integrates: talavera, glass and baroque decorative art. He conducts guided tours and teaches courses and workshops.
  • Puebla Automobile Museum
    What is it about? ... The public can appreciate from the horse-drawn carriage (horseless carriages) to the most modern car driven by an internal combustion engine. Collectors who share the same passion have been given the task of collecting several pieces of collection to display and display them to the public.
  • House of the Knight Eagle Museum
    What is it about? ... Offer the visitor a colonial space of temporary exhibitions that are displayed in the museum.

Museums Of history

  • Industrial Museum of Metepec
    What is it about? ... It is a project of the Benemerita Autonomous University of Puebla that aims; conservation, research and dissemination of industrial, cultural and natural heritage.
  • Community Museum of Zapata of the Plan of Ayala
    What is it about? ... The museum was opened as a tribute to the historic fact of the signing of the Plan de Ayala by Emiliano Zapata, where they keep the table and the trunk where he sat, as well as some musical instruments, rifles and photographic reproductions.
  • Xipixtla Community Museum
    What is it? ... It aims to preserve and disseminate the Mixtec culture and the archaeological and paleontological heritage of the region.
  • Museum of the Fort of Loreto
    What is it about? ... The venue has stood out for spreading Mexican nationalism, identity and pride. It contains a collection of 19th-century historical objects, weapons, flags, documents, oil paintings, personal articles and military clothing.
  • Regional Museum of the Mexican Revolution, House of the Serdan Brothers
    What is it about? ... It allows the visitors to know the initial facts of the Maderista Revolution that overthrew Porfirio Diaz. The collection of the museum is composed of documents, photographs, weapons and objects alluding to November 18, 1910, ranging from the Porfiriato to the Constitutionalism.
  • Interactive Museum May 5
    What is it about? ... In this museum, visitors get to know in an entertaining way the facts developed in the Fuertes Area, as it was the Battle of May 5.
  • Fort of Guadalupe
    What is it about? ... In it, it narrates in an interactive way the victory of the Mexican army over the French army, considered at that time as the best in the world, and describes the history of the building, from the hermitage of San Cristóbal built in the s. XVI, until its fortification, that integrated the chapel of Guadalupe, the atrium and the fort.
  • Cider Museum Gold Cup
    What is it about? ... The company Gold Cup, one of the most important cider factories in Mexico located in Puebla. Exhibits photographs, documents, memorable objects and witnesses of the history of this company until the present time.
  • Museum of the Three Juanes
    What is it about? ... You can see objects of the French intervention that the country suffered in the mid-nineteenth century, specifically the Heroic Battle of May 5, 1862. In addition, the portraits of the main Mexican actors of this War fought against Europeans.
  • Casa Carranza Museum
    What is it? ... Located in the Historical Center of Xicotepec dedicated to Don Venustiano Carranza, the first exhibition hall it has 30 pieces between photographs and official documents.
  • Watchmaking Museum Alberto Olvera Hernandez
    What is it about? ... It displays a series of time-measuring objects (originals and replicas), which tell the story; as well as the evolution of the clock in the humanity. Among the pieces mentioned are devices used 2000 years before Christ, fire watches.
  • Gilberto Bosques Saldivar Museum
    What is it about? ... Museum whose purpose is to rescue the memory and the work of the ambassador Gilberto Bosques Saldívar. This space preserves the testimonies of the remarkable and tireless work that he carried out in the various fields in which he performed.
  • Local Museum of Evangelization Former Franciscan Convent of San Miguel Huejotzingo
    What is it about? ... The permanent exhibition is composed of baptismal piles, altarpieces, paintings, textiles and objects used in Catholic ceremonies.
  • San Jose Maria de Yermo and Parres Museum
    What is it about? ... Its objective is to make known the life and work of San Jose Maria de Yermo and Parres, who dedicated his life to helping the most needy especially women, both the State of Puebla and other latitudes.
  • National Museum of the Mexican Railroads
    What is it about? ... All kinds of locomotives, passenger cars, work equipment, furniture, accessories, tools, documents, photographs, maps and other equipment typical of the railroad world are exhibited.
  • Museum of the Mexican Army and Air Force
    What is it about? ... It presents pieces of high value to make known to the public the role of these institutions throughout history. It exposes before the visitors a tour of military history, from pre-Hispanic times to the present.
  • San Pedro Art Museum
    What is it about? ... It has an important collection of 19th century New Spain pictorial, with authors of great prestige, such as Miguel Jerónimo de Zendejas, Vicente Manuel de Talavera, Luis Berrueco, Gaspar Conrado and Cristóbal de Villapando, among others; as well as reproductions of bumps that recreate the traditional hospital pharmacy and medical instruments.
  • House of the Dean Museum
    What is it about? ... It is a magnificent example of what some of the mansions were in the first century of life in the City of Puebla. You can also admire the facade, completely smooth to highlight the cover that artistically corresponds to the Renaissance style, as it fully respects the tradition inherited from Greeks and Romans.
  • Hidromineral Museum of Peñafiel
    What is it about? ... A museum dedicated to the history of the spring, the mineral properties of its waters, the processes of exploitation and benefit of the same.
  • Maria Dolores Posadas Olayo
    What is it about? ... In this museum is exhibited the work of lolita as they affectionately called their friends and students, was born in Tetela de Ocampo in the year 1898 and passed away on May 6, 1982. His father Don Jose Maria Posadas Olayo and her mother Doña Trinidad Lopez Fuentes.
  • Juan Francisco Lucas Community Museum
    What is it about? Summarizes in its three rooms the heroic struggle of the Cuatecomac Indians. The collection has documents coming from the Battle of May 5 as; remains of Austrian soldiers fallen in this region, guns and guns.
Source: Cultural Information System, 2017.
Tepexi El Viejo Angelopolis
ADDRESS

Highway to Tepeaca 150 CP 74690, Tepexi de Rodríguez, Puebla.

PHONE

(222) 235 14 78

SCHEDULE

On Monday to Sundays from 9 to 18 hrs.

COSTS

Free entry.

Teteles de Santo NombreAngelopolis
ADDRESS

It is in the municipality of Tlacotepec of Benito Juarez to 56 miles from the city of Puebla and to 25 miles from the city of Tehuacan.

COSTS

Free entry.

CantonaAngelopolis
ADDRESS

Carr. Tepeyahualco-Xonacatlan, miles 5. CP 73990, Tepeyahualco, Puebla.

PHONE

(276) 596 53 07

SCHEDULE

On Monday to Sundays from 9 to 18 hrs.

COSTS

Admission $55.

The Cerrtitos of Saint Cristobal TepatlaxcoAngelopolis
ADDRESS

Carr. Federal Mexico Puebla, miles 1 CP 74120, St Martin Texmelucan, Puebla.

PHONE

(276) 596 53 07.

SCHEDULE

On Monday to Sundays from 9 to 18 hrs.

COSTS

Free entry.

YohualichanAngelopolis
ADDRESS

The site is located in the town of Yohualichan, Puebla, 102.5 miles from the state capital, following the Puebla-Xalapa Superhighway, there is a diversion to the Eastern Basin and the Sierra Norte de Puebla, heading to Cuetzalan del Progreso.

PHONE

(222) 235 14 78

SCHEDULE

On Monday to Sundays from 9 to 17 hrs.

COSTS

Admission $ 40 Mexican pesos.

CholulaAngelopolis
ADDRESS

The box office and the access to the tunnels are located on the south margin of the Av. them reside, while the Museum of Place is located on the North street 8.

PHONE

(222) 235 14 78

SCHEDULE

On Monday to Sundays from 9 to 18 hrs.

COSTS

Admission $ 70 Mexican pesos.

Tehuacan El ViejoAngelopolis
ADDRESS

It is located in the Auxiliary Meeting of San Diego Chalma, leaves of the center of the city and East follows to the east for the Agreed Independence, to 4 miles of the center of the city of Tehuacan.

SCHEDULE

On Monday to Sundays from 9 to 18 hrs.

COSTS

Free entry.

Source: Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the State of Puebla, 2017.

Puebla Cathedral
Annually on average, it receives one million 200 thousand visitors.

Palafoxiana Library
First library in Latin America.
Founded in 1646 by Bishop Juan de Palafox y Mendoza.

The Star of Puebla
Guinness Record for being the biggest wheel in the world.

Adventure trip

Tourist train
Puebla-CholulaDuring the last year, it received 102 thousand visitors.

Health Services

During the last years, Puebla presents a change in the structure by age, this phenomenon is produced by the increase of the population volume in productive ages.

10,343 Doctors in the state

1,345 Medical units

184 operating rooms

91. 7% of one-year-old children with complete basic vaccination scheme, until 2014

Source: INEGI, 2017.

Flora

Forests of conifers, oaks and different types predominate; bushes in the north, south and southeast of the state, as well as pastures, mountain forests and temperate forests in the central portion. In the high grounds of volcanoes is located the high mountain meadow.

45.2% of the state's surface is used for agriculture.

Pine Forest

Pine Forest

Surface98,499 hectares

It is characterized by the presence of the genus Pinus spp in a percentage higher than 80%. It is located mainly in the mountainous regions of the State, in climates where the average annual temperature fluctuates between 59-77º Fahrenheit, and at altitudes between 8,202 and 9,002 fts above sea level, although in the case of the hartwegil Pinus, this is found in altitudes higher than 9,843 feets.

Oyamel Forest

Oyamel Forest

Surface11,034 hectares

It is formed by pure and mixed masses of Pinus spp and Quercus spp, at an altitude fluctuating between 8,202 and 11,811 fts, in slightly humid climates without well-differentiated cold and hot seasons, with a temperature between 44.6º and 59º F and annual average rainfall of 3,281 fts.

Other Conifers Forest

Other Conifers Forest

Surface11,890 hectares

Within this vegetative group are included the forests of the genus Juniperus spp, Pseudotsuga spp, Cupressus spp.

Pine-Oak Forest

Pine-Oak Forest

Surface98,383 hectares

It comprises mixed communities of the genera Pinus and Quercus in different proportion, being difficult to separate one component from another due to the heterogeneity which is presented. It is distributed in almost all the mountains and highlands of the State in areas whose altitudes are from almost 6,562 fts with an average annual precipitation between 600 and 1,200 mm.

Oak Forest

Oak Forest

surface9,133,318 hectares

This plant association is located in the main mountainous areas of the State. Together with the pine forests constitute the largest vegetation cover of cold temperate and semi-humid climate areas. Their distribution corresponds to the same areas that occupy the forests of pine and pine-oak, but in smaller altitudes.

Mountain Mesophyllic Forest

Mountain Mesophyllic Forest

Surface37,935 hectares

This type of vegetation includes plant communities classified as "deciduous forest", "cloud forest" and "medium forest" in transition areas. It is located on mountain slopes where fogs form almost all year round, in rugged terrains protected from wind and sunshine. The altitude which it develops most frequently is from 328 to 3,281 feet above sea level.

Wildlife

Forest of Conifers and Oaks:

False Scorpion, Green Little Frog, Salamander, Brown and Water Snakes, Quail, Hawk, Owl, Tlalcoyote, Shrew, Fox and Squirrel. Birds as Woodpecker, Hummingbirds, Bird Maicero and Crows.

Dry jungle:

Badger, Raccoon, Skunk, Coatí, White-Tailed Deer, Wild Cat, Bat, Puma, Peccary, Ocelot and Tigrillo. Birds Like Sparrow-Hawk, Hummingbird, Green Macaw, Caracara Bird, Bird Flag and Bird Correcaminos.

Bush:

Gray Fox, Gila Lizard, Woodpecker, Aguililla, Rattlesnake, Owl, Jaguar, Golden Eagle, Cougar and Deer White Tail. Animal in Danger of Extinction: Macaw.

Source: SEMARNAT, 2010.

Hydrography

Source: INEGI, 2017.

17 rivers cross the State in
  • Atoyac
  • Pantepec
  • Nepaxa
  • Necaxa
  • San Marcos
  • Ajalpan
  • Apulco
  • Salado
  • Zempoala
  • Tilapa
  • Mixteco
  • Acatlan
  • Zapoteco
  • Coyolapa
  • Alseseca
  • Atila
  • La Huertilla

8 lagoons located in the State
  • El Salado
  • Totolcingo
  • Big
  • Girl
  • Ajolotla
  • Ajalpan
  • Alchichica
  • The beautiful

2 preys located in the State
  • Manuel Avila Camacho
  • Necaxa