The Yucatán Peninsula is a region of southeastern Mexico, consisting of the Mexican states of Yucatán, Campeche, and Quintana Roo. The Yucatán was the home of the Maya civilization before it was conquered by the Spanish Conquistadors in the 16th century.
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Situated on the northeast tip of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula, Cancún is a popular Caribbean tourist destination.
Mérida is the capital of the state of Yucatán in Mexico. It has a population of about 750,000, and is the largest city in the Yucatán Peninsula.
Quintana Roo, also called The Mexican Caribbean is a state of Mexico that is part of the Yucatán Peninsula, with a shoreline along the Caribbean that has grown in just a few decades into a major tourism destination.
Yucatán is a state in the north western part of the Yucatán Peninsula, with its coastline facing the Gulf of Mexico.
Chiapas is a state in the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico. Chiapas is about as far south as you can get in Mexico.
Campeche is a state of Mexico on the Yucatán Peninsula. It is on the eastern side of the Peninsula bordering the Gulf of Mexico.
Tabasco is a state in Mexico. Tabasco is a state in southeastern Mexico situated approximately half-way in between Cancun and Mexico City.
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