San Luis Potosi is located in the northern of Mexico, has an area of 60,737 Km2. Which represents 3.1 % of the total area of the country.
San Luis Potosi borders to the north with Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas; east with Veracruz; south with
Guanajuato, Queretaro and Hidalgo; west with Zacatecas.
Because of its geographic San Luis Potosi offers easy and quick access to investors, consumers and suppliers that allow companies to operate with low costs and competitive profitability levels.
These advantages are sustained by the state’s natural wealth and infrastructure and by the work of its
population, as well as its continuous progress in technological integration of their industrial, commercial,
mining, craft and services activities.
San Luis Potosi has a total of 58 municipalities being San Luis Potosi its capital. The state is divided by 4 regions distributed as follows:
San Luis Potosi has the 19th place nationally due to its number of inhabitants.
Men: 48.5% Women: 51.5%
Urban population: 64% Rural population: 36%
Total Active Population: 1,190,704
Predominant weather is dry and semi-dry since it is present in 71 % of the state surfaces located in the region known as El Salado, 15 % is represented by the sub-humid warm climate, located in the east part of the Sierra Madre Occidental, 10 % is represented by humid warm climate, which is located towards the coastal plains of the Gulf, 2.5 % is a very dry climate located in the Center Plateau, 1.5 % is warm sub-humid and is located on the plains located among the mountain ranges, also a humid warm climate is also present in a very small percentage of 0.2 towards the southeast of the state
The annual average of the state is of 21 °C, the minimal average temperature is of 8.4 °C present in January and the maximum average is about 32 °C presented in May.
Dry and semi-dry 38%
Warm humid 10%
Warm sub-humid 15%
Very dry 2.5%
Warm sub-humid 1.5%
Warm humid 0.2%
Type Of Soil
The estate Surface is part of the provinces: North Gulf Coastal Plain, Center Plateau and the Sierra Madre Oriental.
It has several, altitudes, it also has plains and step shaped mountains: the lowest in the huasteca area; the second mountain line shaped by the mountain ranges del Rosal, Tapona, Venado or Moctezuma, Ahualulco and San Luis or San Miguelito; the next step is shaped by a plain between the San Miguelito mountain range to the west and of Alvarez to the east and in the northern end, El Salado desert.
The highest elevation is the Cerro Grande with an altitude of 3,180 meters above sea level (masl,) Sierra de Catorce with 3,110 masl and Sierra Coronado with 2,810 masl. Almost all the remaining area is shaped by descents that have approximate altitudes of approximately 2,000 meters.