Yucatán is a state in the north western part of the , with its coastline facing the Gulf of Mexico. To the east is the state of , home of Cancun and Cozumel; is to the south.

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A short distance — yet seemingly a world away — from the rowdy, touristy beach resorts of Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Chichén Itzá is the largest of the archaeological cities of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in the of . Photo: Javier Losa, CC BY 2.0.

is an archeological site in the state of Yucatan in , and a UNESCO World Heritage List site. Photo: Adam63, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an island in the Mexican Caribbean Sea, 13 km off of the eastern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, near . Photo: dronepicr, CC BY 2.0.


is a small city in the state of Yucatán. Photo: Xe3osc, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the state of Yucatán, , on the Gulf of Mexico on the northwest coast of the . Photo: lehnin78, CC BY 2.0.

is a small city in Yucatán, about 70 km east of the capital, Mérida. Photo: Inri, CC0.

Ekʼ Balam ek-bælæm is a Yucatec-Maya archaeological site within the municipality of Temozón, Yucatán, . Photo: Lmbuga, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village in the state of Yucatán, in the north of Mexico's . Photo: Inri, CC0.


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