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Chetumal

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Chetumal is located in Mexico
Chetumal
Chetumal
Coordinates: 18°30′13″N 88°18′19″W / 18.50361°N 88.30528°W / 18.50361; -88.30528
Kintra Mexico
State Quintana Roo
Municipality Othon P. Blanco
Foondit 5 Mey 1898 (Othon P. Blanco)
Government
 • Mayor Andrés Ruiz Morcillo
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2010)
 • City 151,243
 • Urban 151,243
 • Demonym Chetumaleño(a)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code 77000
Area code(s) 983, 912
Website www.chetumal.gob.mx

Chetumal (Modren Maya: Chactemàal /tɕʰaktʰe̞mɐː˨˩l/ which means: "Place o the red firth") (coordinates: 18°30′13″N 88°18′19″W / 18.50361°N 88.30528°W / 18.50361; -88.30528) is a ceety on the east coast o the Yucatán Peninsulae in Mexico. It is the caipital o the state o Quintana Roo an the municipal seat o the Municipality o Othón P. Blanco. In 2010 it haed a population o 151,243 fowk.[1]

The ceety is situatit on the wastren side o Chetumal Bay, near the mooth o the Río Hondo. Chetumal is an important port for the region an operates as Mexico's main tradin gateway wi the neebourin kintra o Belize. Guids are transported via a road connectin Chetumal wi Belize Ceety tae the sooth, an via coastal merchant ships an aw. Acause o its location on the Caribbean coastline, it is vulnerable tae tropical cyclones; Hurricane Janet an Hurricane Dean, baith Category 5 storms, made landfaw near Chetumal in 1955 an 2007 respectively.[2]

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  1. 2010 census tables: INEGI
  2. Carrillo, Manuel. Dean pummels Mexican resorts, Reuters Canada, 2007-08-21. Accessed 2007-08-21.

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