Yucatán Peninsula

The Yucatán Peninsula is a region of southeastern , consisting of the Mexican states of , Campeche, and . 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, is a popular Caribbean tourist destination.

A short distance — yet seemingly a world away — from the rowdy, touristy beach resorts of  …

, or just "Playa" as it is also commonly referred to by locals, is a coastal resort town in on the of .


, also called The Mexican Caribbean is a state of that is part of the , with a shoreline along the Caribbean that has grown in just a few decades into a major tourism destination.

is a state in the north western part of the , with its coastline facing the Gulf of Mexico.

is a state in . is a state in southeastern Mexico situated approximately half-way in between Cancun and Mexico City.

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Other Names for Yucatán Peninsula

French: Péninsule du Yucatán, German: Yucatán, Italian: Penisola dello Yucatán, Norwegian: Yucatánhalvøya, Norwegian Bokmål: Yucatánhalvøya, Norwegian Nynorsk: Yucatánhalvøya, Portuguese: Península Yucatán, Spanish: Península de Yucatán, Peninsula of Yucatan, Yucatan
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