Peto Municipality

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Peto
Municipality
Church of Peto.jpg
Location of Peto in Yucatán
Location of Peto in Yucatán
Peto is located in Mexico
Peto
Peto
Location of Peto in Yucatán
Coordinates: 20°07′N 89°55′W / 20.117°N 89.917°W / 20.117; -89.917Coordinates: 20°07′N 89°55′W / 20.117°N 89.917°W / 20.117; -89.917
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
State Flag of Yucatan.svg Yucatán
Government
 • Type PRI PRI Party (Mexico).svg2007-2010
 • Municipal President Jose Vicente Dominguez Canto[1]
Area
 • Total 3,136 km2 (1,211 sq mi)
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Elevation 35 m (115 ft)
Population (2005 [2][3])
 • Total 22,386
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)
INEGI Code 058
Major Airport Merida (Manuel Crescencio Rejón) International Airport
IATA Code MID
ICAO Code MMMD
Website Official Website

Peto is one of 106 municipalities in Yucatán state, Mexico. It has a municipal seat of the same name and is located in the centre-south portion of the Mexican state of Yucatán, 135 km to the south-east of state capital Mérida.

Communities[edit]

The municipality is made up of 74 communities, the most important include the following:

  • Peto (Municipal Seat)
  • Xoy
  • Yaxcopil
  • Tixhualatun
  • Progresito

Additional Data[edit]

City population (2005): 18,177
City Founded: 1549
Annual fairs: 29 April to 3 May; 26 December to 2 January
Media: XEPET-AM, a government-run indigenous community radio station.

References[edit]

Location of Peto in Yucatán