Location of Kanasin in Yucatán
|• Type||PAN 2010-2012|
|• Municipal President||Leonor Eradio Chan Uicab|
|• Mayor||Carlos Fernando Andrade Muñoz|
|• Total||72.81 km2 (28.11 sq mi)|
|Elevation||10 m (30 ft)|
|• Density||1,081.02/km2 (2,799.8/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Central Standard Time (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)|
|Major Airport||Merida (Manuel Crescencio Rejón) International Airport|
|Municipalities of Yucatan|
Kanasín is one of the 106 municipalities located in the state of Yucatán in Mexico. It is in the west-central part of state and to the east of the municipality of Mérida, the state capital, and is a part of the Mérida metropolitan area.
As of the 2005 census, the city of Kanasin, which is also the municipal seat, had a population of 50,357 inhabitants (the second-largest community in the state of Yucatán), while the municipality had a population of 51,774. The third and fourth largest communities in Yucatán are Valladolid and Tizimin, with populations of 45,868 and 44,151 respectively.
The municipality has an area of 72.81 km2 (28 sq mi).
The municipality is made up of 76 communities, the largest are listed below:
|San Antonio Tehuitz||732|
A church dedicated to San José, built in the seventeenth century and located in the former estate of Teya and Tecoh.
- December 8 Celebration to honor the Immaculate Conception
- January 29 to February 2 Feast of the Virgin de la Candelaria
- March Popular carnival