Acapulco

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Acapulco
Ceety
Acapulco de Juárez
Acapulco panoramic collage. Top, frae left tae richt: Acapulco Bay frae Chapel o Peace, Petroglyphs in Palma Sola, Nuestra Señora de la Soledad Cathedral, Mural bi Diego Rivera in Dolores Olmedo Hoose, San Diego Fort, La Quebrada, La Condesa Beach, Acapulco Dorado an Acapulco Diamante.

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Acapulco is located in Mexico
Acapulco
Acapulco
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°51′49″N 99°52′57″W / 16.86361°N 99.88250°W / 16.86361; -99.88250Coordinates: 16°51′49″N 99°52′57″W / 16.86361°N 99.88250°W / 16.86361; -99.88250
Kintra  Mexico
State  Guerrero
Foondit 1520s
Government
 • Municipal preses Luis Walton (2012–2015)
Area
 • Municipality 1,880.60 km2 (726.10 sq mi)
 • Urban 85 km2 (33 sq mi)
 • Metro 3,538.5 km2 (1,366.2 sq mi)
Elevationof seat 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Municipality 687,608
 • Density 370/km2 (950/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,021,000
Demonym Acapulqueño (a)
Porteño (a)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code 39300-39937
Area code(s) 744
Website Offeecial wabsteid (Spainyie)

Acapulco (offeecially as Acapulco de Juárez) is a ceety, municipality an major sea port in the state o Guerrero on the Pacific coast o Mexico, 300 kilometres (190 mi) soothwast frae Mexico Ceety. Acapulco is locatit on a deep, semi-circular bay an haes been a port syne the early colonial period o Mexico's history.[1] It is a port o caw for shippin an cruisin lines runnin atween Panama an San Francisco, Californie, Unitit States.[2] The ceety o Acapulco is the lairgest in the state, far lairger than the state caipital Chilpancingo. Acapulco is Mexico's lairgest beach an balneario resortit ceety an aw.[3]

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  1. "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México Estado de Guerrero Acapulco de Juárez" (in Spanish). Mexico: INAFED. Retrieved January 10, 2010. 
  2. "History of API Acapulco". Acapulco, Guerrero accessdate=January 10, 2010: Administracion Portuaria Integral. 
  3. "INEGI Census 2005" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on January 18, 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-10. 

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