Tikal is a large archaeological site in the department of Petén. During the Classic Period it was one of the largest and most important of the Mayan cities.
Photo: Rialfver, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Tikal is the designation given to one of the major structures at Tikal, one of the largest cities and archaeological sites of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in Mesoamerica. Photo: Zigomar, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Tikal Temple III, also known as the Temple of the Jaguar Priest, was one of the principal temple pyramids at the ancient Maya city of Tikal, in the of modern . Photo: Laslovarga, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tikal is a Mesoamerican pyramid at the Maya archaeological site of Tikal in the of northern . Photo: MrPanyGoff, CC BY 2.0.

Tikal is the name given by archaeologists to one of the major pyramids at Tikal. Photo: Ondřej Žváček, CC BY 2.5.


17.2208° or 17° 13' 15" north
-89.6223° or 89° 37' 20.1" west
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240 metres (787 feet)
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way 38321864
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  • Arabic: تيكال
  • Armenian: Տիկալ
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  • Chinese: 堤卡爾
  • Chinese: 提卡
  • Chinese: 提卡尔
  • Chinese: 蒂卡尔
  • Chinese: 蒂卡尔国家公园
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  • Thai: ติกัล
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  • Vietnamese: Vườn quốc gia Tikal
  • Waray (Philippines): Tikal
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  • Wu Chinese: 蒂卡尔
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