''Puebla is the name of a city and a state in Mexico. This article is about the state. For the city, see: Puebla.
The state of Puebla borders the states of Veracruz to the east, Hidalgo, México, Tlaxcala, and Morelos to the west, and Guerrero and Oaxaca to the south. The state covers an area of about 33,919 km². The terrain is mostly mountainous. In 2003 the estimated population was 5,377,800 people.
In addition to the city of Puebla, the state includes the city of Cholula and the towns of Acatlan, Atlixco, Chignahuapan, Cuetzalan, Izúcar, and Teziutlan.