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The Glistening Ceety
Location o Cancún within Quintana Roo
Location o Cancún within Quintana Roo
Cancún is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 21°09′38″N 86°50′51″W / 21.16056°N 86.84750°W / 21.16056; -86.84750
Kintra Mexico
StateQuintana Roo Quintana Roo
MunicipalityCoat of arms of Benito Juarez, Quintana Roo.svg Benito Juárez
FoonditAprile 20, 1970
 • MayorJulián Ricalde Magaña (PRD)
10 m (30 ft)
Highest elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
 • Total628,306
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
Area code(s)998

Cancún (Spaingie pronunciation: [kaŋˈkun]) is a ceety in sootheastren Mexico, locatit on the sootheast coast o the Yucatán Peninsula in the Mexican state o Quintana Roo. It is a major warld-renained tourist destination,[2] as well as bein the seat o the municipality o Benito Juárez. The ceety is locatit on the Caribbean Sea, an is ane o the eastrenmaist pynts in Mexico. Cancún is locatit just north o Mexico's Caribbean coast resort band kent as the Riviera Maya.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 2010 census tables, MX: INEGI, archived frae the original on 25 December 2018, retrieved 5 November 2013
  2. "OMT concede premio excelencia a la promoción turística de Cancún (México)" (in Spainish). ES: El Economista. 3 Februar 2007. Retrieved 17 Juin 2011.