Tamaulipas (Mexico) size comparison
80,249 km2 / 30,976 mile2
Tamaulipas, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Tamaulipas', is one of the 32 states which comprise the Federal Entities of Mexico.
Located in northeastern Mexico, it is bordered by the states of Veracruz to the southeast, San Luis Potosí to the southwest, and Nuevo León to the west. To the north, it has a 370 km (230 mi) stretch of the US–Mexico border along the state of Texas, and to the east it is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico.