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Palenque Collage.jpg
Collage o Palenque.
Palenque is locatit in Mesoamericae
Location within Mesoamericae
Alternate nameBàak', Lakamha
Coordinates17°29′2.32″N 92°2′46.78″W / 17.4839778°N 92.0463278°W / 17.4839778; -92.0463278
PeriodsLate Preclessic tae Early Postclessic
CultursMaya ceevilisation
Offeecial namePre-Hispanic Ceety an Naitional Pairk o Palenque
Criteriai, ii, iii, iv
Designatit1987 (11t session)
Reference no.411
State PartyMexico
RegionLaitin Americae an the Caribbean

Palenque (Spaingie pronunciation: [pa'leŋke]; Yucatec Maya: Bàakʼ /ɓàːkʼ/), an aa aunciently kent as Lakamha (leeterally: "Big Watter"), wis a Maya ceety state in soothren Mexico that flourished in the 7t century. Efter its decline, it wis absorbed intae the jungle o cedar, mahogany, an sapodilla trees,[1] but haes syne been excavatit an restored an is nou a famous airchaeological steid attractin thoosands o veesitors.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Schrom, Michael. "Palenque". Retrieved March 3, 2011.

Coordinates: 17°29′2.32″N 92°2′46.78″W / 17.4839778°N 92.0463278°W / 17.4839778; -92.0463278