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(Spanish mitʃoaˈkan)
(Placename) a state of SW Mexico, on the Pacific: rich mineral resources. Capital: Morelia. Pop: 3 979 177 (2000). Area: 59 864 sq km (23 114 sq miles)
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(ˌmi tʃɔ ɑˈkɑn)

a state in SW Mexico. 3,870,604; 23,196 sq. mi. (60,080 sq. km). Cap.: Morelia.
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Axalta, in partnership with Ducks Unlimited de Mexico and the government of Michoacan, formally inaugurated two Waste Water Treatment Plants in key communities in Michoacan to counteract the problems of water pollution in Lake Cuitzeo, the second largest body of water in Mexico.
The Two Tariacuris and the Early Colonial and Pre-Hispanic Past of Michoacan
La migracion internacional, como parte de los procesos de movilidad humana que caracterizan a Mexico y al estado de Michoacan, ha sido abordada profusamente, en parte por sus implicaciones en la relacion bilateral Mexico-Estados Unidos, y en parte como objeto de estudio legitimo de diversas disciplinas academicas.
Entre las zonas mas diversas de Mexico se encuentran los estados costeros del Pacifico incluyendo a Michoacan (Villasenor, 2003).
The objectives of this study are to measure the competitiveness of exporting manufacturing SMEs of Michoacan, Mexico and further variables related to it and compare that data with the manufacturing SMEs from Jaen, Spain to find the differences among firms and verify if it is the environment or the individual actions that determine competitiveness.