San Luis Potosí ( ˈsan ˈlwis potoˈsi (help·info)), officially Free and Sovereign State of San Luis Potosí (Spanish: Estado Libre y Soberano de San Luis Potosí, literally: St. Louis Potosi), is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. It is divided in 58 municipalities and its capital city is San Luis Potosí.
It is located in North-Central Mexico. It is bordered by 9 other Mexican states, making it the state with the most borders with other neighboring states. To the north it borders the states of Nuevo León and Coahuila, to the northeast with Tamaulipas, to the east Veracruz, to the south Hidalgo, Querétaro,Jalisco and Guanajuato and Zacatecas to the northwest.