Lázaro Cárdenas Municipality, Quintana Roo

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Lázaro Cárdenas
Municipality

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Location o Lázaro Cárdenas in Quintana Roo
Lázaro Cárdenas is located in Mexico
Lázaro Cárdenas
Lázaro Cárdenas
Location o Lázaro Cárdenas in Mexico
Coordinates: 21°06′10″N 87°29′16″W / 21.10278°N 87.48778°W / 21.10278; -87.48778
Kintra Mexico
State Quintana Roo
Municipal Seat Kantunilkín
Named for Lázaro Cárdenas
Government
 • Municipal Preses[1] Profr. Clementino Angulo Cupul
Area
 • Municipality 3,881 km2 (1,498 sq mi)
Elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2010 [2])
 • Municipality 25,333
 • Urban 7,150
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)
INEGI Code 007
Major Airport Cancún Internaitional Airport
IATA Code CUN
ICAO Code MMUN
Website Offeecial Steid
Municipalities o Quintana Roo

Lázaro Cárdenas is ane o the ten municipalities that mak up the Mexican state o Quintana Roo. Its municipal seat is the toun o Kantunilkín, which wis foondit on 10 October 1859.[3] Its borders are, tae the wast, the municipalities o Tizimín and Chemax in the state o Yucatán, tae the east the municipalities of Isla Mujeres and Benito Juárez, and to the south Solidaridad.

It is namit efter Lázaro Cárdenas who wis Preses o Mexico frae 1934 tae 1940.

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Map o Lazaro Cardenas, Municipality

The municipality is made up o 82 populatit localities (localidades), as well as 81 unpopulatit localities. The lairgest localities (ceeties, touns, an veelages) are:[4]

Name 2010 Census Population
Kantunilkín 7,150
Ignacio Zaragoza 2,213
Holbox 1,486
Chiquilá 1,466
Nuevo Valladolid 1,294
Nuevo Xcán 1,130
El Tintal 1,074
San Ángel 1,041
El Ideal 818
Solferino 799
San Francisco 767
El Cedral 752
Total Municipality 25,333

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Like maist o the Yucatan Peninsula Lázaro Cárdenas is entirely flat wi a gentle slope towards the sea, so frae wast tae east.

Like the rest o the peninsula's surface the laund haes a limestane base that does no allou the formation o surface watter flows such as rivers an streams, the water insteid forms flows in unnergrund rivers that sometimes rise tae the surface in the cenotes. Lochs an cenotes are the major bouks o watter in the municipality.

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