Tenabo Municipality

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Flag of Tenabo
Tenabo en Campeche.svg
Tenabo is located in Mexico
Coordinates: 19°50′N 90°00′W / 19.833°N 90.000°W / 19.833; -90.000Coordinates: 19°50′N 90°00′W / 19.833°N 90.000°W / 19.833; -90.000
Country Mexico
State Campeche
Municipal seat Tenabo
 • Municipal president Julio Cesar Sánchez Caamal (2006–09)
 • Total 821 km2 (317 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,736
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
  municipal seat
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Encomienda 1549
Municipality created 1786
City status 1960
Website www.tenabo.gob.mx

Tenabo (Yucatec Maya: "place where they measure by hand-spans") is one of the 11 municipalities in the Mexican state of Campeche. It is situated on the coast in the north of the state. The municipal seat, and largest settlement, is the city of Tenabo, 36 km from state capital Campeche, Camp. As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 9,736.[1]

History and geography[edit]

The municipality of Tenabo borders to the north with the municipality of Hecelchakán, to the east with the municipality of Hopelchén, to the south with the municipality of Campeche, and to the west with the Gulf of Mexico.

It covers 882 km², accounting for 1.5% of the state's total surface area.


Church at Tinún

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 9,736.[1]

As of 2010, the city of Tenabo had a population of 7,543.[1] Other than the city of Tenabo, the municipality had 90 localities, none of which had a population over 1,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Tenabo". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 

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