Uxmal

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Uxmal
Uxmal Pyramid of the Magician.jpg
Uxmal is locatit in Mesoamericae
Uxmal
Location within Mesoamerica
Alternate name Óoxmáal
Location YucatánMexico
Region Yucatán
Coordinates 20°21′34″N 89°46′17″W / 20.35944°N 89.77139°W / 20.35944; -89.77139
History
Periods Late Clessic tae Terminal Clessic
Culturs Maya ceevilisation
Site notes
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Offeecial name Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal
Criteria Cultural: i, ii, iii
Reference 791
Inscription 1996 (20t Session)

Uxmal (Yucatec Maya: Óoxmáal [óˑʃmáˑl]) is an auncient Maya ceety o the classical period in present-day Mexico. It is considered ane o the maist important airchaeological steids o Maya cultur, alang wi Chichen Itza in Mexico; Caracol an Xunantunich in Belize, an Tikal in Guatemala. It is locatit in the Puuc region an is considered ane o the Maya ceeties maist representative o the region's dominant airchitectural style. It haes been designatit a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid in recogneetion o its signeeficance.