Chichen Itza

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Chichen Itza
Chichen Itza 3.jpg
El Castillo dominates the center o the Chichen Itza airchaeological steid.
Chichen Itza is located in Mesoamericae
Chichen Itza
Chichen Itza
Location within Mesoamericae
Location
Coordinates 20°40′58.44″N 88°34′7.14″W / 20.6829000°N 88.5686500°W / 20.6829000; -88.5686500
Kintra Mexico
Region Yucatán
Municipality Tinum
History
Cultur Maya ceevilisation
Period Late Classic tae Early Postclassic
Offeecial name: Pre-Hispanic Ceety o Chichen-Itza
Type Cultural
Criterie i, ii, iii
Designatit 1988 (12t session)
Reference No. 483
State Pairty Mexico
Region Laitin Americae an the Caribbean

Chichen Itza (/ˈɛn ˈtsɑː/,[1] Spaingie: Chichén Itzá [tʃiˈtʃen iˈtsa], frae Yucatec Maya: Chi'ch'èen Ìitsha' [tɕʰiʔtɕʼèːn ìːtsʰaʔ];[2] "at the mooth o the well o the Itza") wis a lairge pre-Columbian ceety biggit bi the Maya fowk o the Terminal Classic period.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. See an aa "Chichén Itzá". English Pronunciation Guide to the Names of People, Places, and Stuff. inogolo.com. Retrieved 21 November 2007. 
  2. Barrera Vásquez et al., 1980.

Coordinates: 20°40′58.44″N 88°34′7.14″W / 20.6829000°N 88.5686500°W / 20.6829000; -88.5686500