Accordin tae the Organic Municipal Law o the Free an Sovereign State o Quintana Roo, the state classifies its settlements as follows:
- Ciudad (ceety): mair than 10,000 inhabitants, or a municipal seat irrespective o size.
- Villa (toun): mair than 5,000 inhabitants.
- Pueblo (veelage): mair than 2,000 inhabitants.
- Ranchería (hamlet): mair than 500 inhabitants.
- Congregación (smaw hamlet): fewer than 500 inhabitants
- See an aw: Municipalities o Quintana Roo.