''San Luis Potosí is the name of a city and a state in Mexico. This article is about the state. For the city, see: San Luis Potosí.
The Mexican state of San Luis Potosí has an area of 62,848 km². It is in the north-central part of the republic, bordered by the Mexican states of Jalisco, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Hidalgo, Veracruz, Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, Coahuila, and Zacatecas. In 2003 the estimated population was 2,353,000 people.
The native peoples of the state include the Huastec and Chichimec.
In addition to the state capital San Luis Potosí, the state includes the cities of Ciudad Valles, Matehuala, and Río Verde.