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Nickname(s): The Glistening Ceety
Location o Cancún within Quintana Roo
Location o Cancún within Quintana Roo
Cancún is locatit 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
State Quintana Roo Quintana Roo
Municipality Coat of arms of Benito Juarez, Quintana Roo.svg Benito Juárez
Foondit Aprile 20, 1970
 • Mayor Julián Ricalde Magaña (PRD)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Heichest elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Lawest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2010[1])
 • Tot 628,306
Demonym(s) Cancunense
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Simmer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Postal code 77500
Aurie 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 
  2. "OMT concede premio excelencia a la promoción turística de Cancún (México)" (in Spaingie). ES: El Economista. 3 February 2007. Retrieved June 17, 2011.