Maxcanú Municipality

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Maxcanú
Municipality
Location o Maxcanú in Yucatán
Location o Maxcanú in Yucatán
Maxcanú is locatit in Mexico
Maxcanú
Maxcanú
Location o Maxcanú in Yucatán
Coordinates: 20°36′N 89°54′W / 20.600°N 89.900°W / 20.600; -89.900Coordinates: 20°36′N 89°54′W / 20.600°N 89.900°W / 20.600; -89.900
KintraFlag of Mexico.svg Mexico
StateFlag of Yucatan.svg Yucatán
Govrenment
 • Municipal PresesFausto Jose Pereyra Carmona[1]
Area
 • Total1,320.82 km2 (509.97 sq mi)
 [1]
Population
 (2005[2][3])
 • Tot20,830
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)
INEGI Code048
Major AirportMerida (Manuel Crescencio Rejón) Internaitional Airport
IATA CodeMID
ICAO CodeMMMD
WabsteidNuestros municipios - Maxcanú

Maxcanú is a municipality (municipio) in the wastren/soothwastren section o Mexican state o Yucatán. Its seat is the toun o Maxcanú. The municipality covers a aurie o approximately 1,321 km² an haes a total population o ower 18,800 inhabitants.

The municipality shares borders wi the follaein adjacent municipalities: Celestún, Samahíl, an Kinchil to the north, Chocholá, Kopomá, an Opichén tae the east, an Halachó tae the sooth. A smaw portion o its soothren border is shared wi the State o Campeche an aw.

Commonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Those considered the mair important are, Chunchucmil, Kanach, Cochol, Paraiso, Santa Rosa an Santo Domingo. An the Haciendas o Simón, Xlam Riti, Crucero Copop, Ché, Canzote, Memu y Xamail. The minor touns in the municipality are: San Rafael, San Fernando, Granada, Chactún, Sombrilla, Chan Chocholá an Coahuilá.[1]

Landmarks[eedit | eedit soorce]

Airchaeological[eedit | eedit soorce]

A temple dedicatit tae Oor Lady o Munt Caramel that wis built in the seiventeent hunderyear an twa chapels, the first in honor o St. Michael the Airchangel an the seicont at the Three Crosses; an three umwhile haciendas Kochol cried Santo Domingo, Grenada an Santa Rosa.[1]

Prehispanic[eedit | eedit soorce]

Thare is an airchaeological steid locatit near Chunchucmil, bearin the same name.[1]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]


References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Nuestros municipios - Maxcanú". Retrieved 2009-11-12.
  2. "Encyclopedia of the Municipalities of Mexico: Yucatan". Retrieved 2009-11-01.
  3. Census Results by Locality, 2005 INEGI.

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