Calkiní

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Calkiní
City and municipal seat
Calkiní is located in Mexico
Calkiní
Calkiní
Coordinates: 20°30′N 89°15′W / 20.500°N 89.250°W / 20.500; -89.250Coordinates: 20°30′N 89°15′W / 20.500°N 89.250°W / 20.500; -89.250
Country  Mexico
State Campeche
Municipality Calkiní
Government
 • Municipal president Jorge Antonio Cocom Collí (2006-09)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,934
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
City status 30 November 1918
Website www.calkini.gob.mx

Calkiní (Yucatec Maya: "throat of the sun") is a city in the Mexican state of Campeche. It is situated at the northern tip of the state, on the central western coast the Yucatán Peninsula. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name. As of 2010, the city of Calkiní had a population of 14,934.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calkiní". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 

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