Tenabo Municipality

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Tenabo is locatit in Mexico
Tenabo
Tenabo
Coordinates: 19°50′N 90°00′W / 19.833°N 90.000°W / 19.833; -90.000
KintraMexico
StateCampeche
Municipal seatTenabo
Govrenment
 • Municipal presesJulio Cesar Sánchez Caamal (2006–09)
Area
 • Municipality821 km2 (317 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Municipality9,050
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
 • Urban
6,934
 municipal seat
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Encomienda1549
Municipality creatit1786
Ceety status1960
Websitewww.tenabo.gob.mx

Tenabo (Yucatec Maya: "place whaur they measur bi haund-spans") is ane o the 11 municipalities in the Mexican state o Campeche. It is situatit on the coast in the north o the state. The municipal seat, an lairgest dounset, is the ceety o Tenabo, 36 km frae state caipital Campeche, Camp.

History and geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality o Tenabo borders tae the north wi the municipality o Hecelchakán, tae the east wi the municipality o Hopelchén, tae the sooth wi the municipality o Campeche, an tae the wast wi the Guwf o Mexico.

It covers 882 km², accoontin for 1.5% o the state's total surface aurie.

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Church at Tinún

The 2005 INEGI census reportit a population o 9,050, up frae 7,630 in 1990. O these, 1,686 spoke ane o several indigenous leids, predominatly Yucatec Maya an Tzeltal.

Population centres in the municipality include:

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