Tizimín

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Tizimín, Yucatán.
City
Church of the Three Kings of Tizimín.
Church of the Three Kings of Tizimín.
Coat of arms of Tizimín, Yucatán.
Coat of arms
Motto: King's City[1][2]
Tizimín, Yucatán. is located in Yucatán
Tizimín, Yucatán.
Tizimín, Yucatán.
Coordinates: 21°08′33″N 88°09′53″W / 21.14250°N 88.16472°W / 21.14250; -88.16472Coordinates: 21°08′33″N 88°09′53″W / 21.14250°N 88.16472°W / 21.14250; -88.16472
Country Mexico
State Yucatán
Municipality Tizimín Municipality
Government
 • Municipal president José Dolores Mezo Peniche[3] (PAN[4])
Elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2010)[5]
 • Total 46,971
Demonym Tizimilean
Postal Code 97700[6]
Prefix 986[7]
Twin cities
 • Evansville[8] United States
Website tizimin.gob.mx

Tizimín is a city located in the Mexican state of Yucatan, specifically in the homonymous municipality, in the Coastal Zone of the same state.

It has an average height of 20 meters and is located at a distance of 1,492 km from Mexico City, 167 km from state capital city, Merida, Yucatan, 54 km from Rio Lagartos, 50 km from Valladolid, Yucatan, 36 km from Ek' Balam and 27 km from Espita.[9]

The city is known for its traditional fair of the Biblical Magi, celebrated in late December and early January. It is also a major Mexican handcraft market selling rebozos, huipils, tablecloths, jewelry and guayaberas.[10] This fair gives the city its nickname of "King's City".

In 2010 was the second largest city in population of the eastern Yucatan, only after Valladolid, Yucatán. It was also the third largest city and fourth largest by number of people around the state.[5] Currently is the leading producer of beef cattle in the state of Yucatan,[11] and is the central urban service provider the northeastern region of the state.[12]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Tizimín
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 36.5
(97.7)
38.0
(100.4)
41.0
(105.8)
41.0
(105.8)
42.0
(107.6)
40.0
(104)
39.0
(102.2)
39.5
(103.1)
41.0
(105.8)
39.3
(102.7)
38.0
(100.4)
35.6
(96.1)
42
(107.6)
Average high °C (°F) 28.9
(84)
30.3
(86.5)
32.2
(90)
34.2
(93.6)
35.2
(95.4)
33.8
(92.8)
33.5
(92.3)
33.8
(92.8)
32.9
(91.2)
31.2
(88.2)
30.2
(86.4)
28.9
(84)
32.1
(89.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 21.9
(71.4)
22.8
(73)
24.5
(76.1)
26.2
(79.2)
27.8
(82)
27.5
(81.5)
27.1
(80.8)
27.3
(81.1)
26.7
(80.1)
25.3
(77.5)
23.9
(75)
22.2
(72)
25.3
(77.5)
Average low °C (°F) 15.0
(59)
15.2
(59.4)
16.7
(62.1)
18.3
(64.9)
20.4
(68.7)
21.1
(70)
20.8
(69.4)
20.8
(69.4)
20.6
(69.1)
19.4
(66.9)
17.7
(63.9)
15.5
(59.9)
18.5
(65.3)
Record low °C (°F) 4.0
(39.2)
4.0
(39.2)
5.7
(42.3)
6.5
(43.7)
13.5
(56.3)
15.0
(59)
15.5
(59.9)
17.0
(62.6)
17.0
(62.6)
10.0
(50)
7.0
(44.6)
4.8
(40.6)
4
(39.2)
Precipitation mm (inches) 49.4
(1.945)
41.2
(1.622)
45.7
(1.799)
59.1
(2.327)
111.6
(4.394)
153.1
(6.028)
210.4
(8.283)
168.5
(6.634)
216.5
(8.524)
127.9
(5.035)
52.9
(2.083)
57.4
(2.26)
1,293.7
(50.933)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 4.5 4.1 3.1 2.9 7.0 12.1 14.1 13.7 14.8 10.2 5.7 4.3 96.5
Source: Servicio Meteorologico Nacional[13]

Sister cities[edit]

Tizimín has one sister city since 2011, the city is Evansville, Indiana in the United States.[14][15][16]

City Location Country Establishment
Evansville Vanderburgh County, Indiana  USA 2011

Transportation[edit]

The city is served by the Cupul National Airport (IATA: TZM).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diario de Yucatán. "Las procesiones, fundamentales en la celebración de los reyes". Retrieved September 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ Radio Mayab. "Crece la obra pública en la Ciudad de Reyes". Retrieved September 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ IPEPAC. "Directorio de alcaldes electos". Retrieved October 15, 2011. 
  4. ^ IPEPAC. "Alcaldías de Yucatán por partido político". Retrieved October 15, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (2010). "Principales resultados por localidad 2010 (ITER)". 
  6. ^ Servicio Postal Mexicano. "Consulta Códigos Postales". Retrieved August 2, 2011. 
  7. ^ Telmex. "Claves LADA". Retrieved August 2, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Sister Cities International". Retrieved 2006-11-20. 
  9. ^ Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. "Rutas punto a punto". Retrieved October 15, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Las 100 Fiestas más importantes de México". Dónde Ir de Viaje magazine (Mexico City: RR Donnelley of Mexico): 10. December 2010. 
  11. ^ Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán. "Eficiencia Económica de los Sistemas de Producción de Carne Bovina en el Municipio de Tizimín, Yucatán, México". p. 80. Retrieved October 15, 2011. 
  12. ^ Secretaría de Desarrollo Humano y Medio Ambiente. "Jerarquización de los Asentamientos Humanos y Sistemas Urbanos en la Región Noreste del Estado de Yucatán, 2008". Retrieved October 15, 2011. 
  13. ^ NORMALES CLIMATOLÓGICAS 1971-2000, National Meteorological Service of Mexico. Retrieved July 31, 2012 .
  14. ^ Diario Respuesta (May 22, 2011). "Firma hermanamiento Evansville con Tizimín". Retrieved July 6, 2011. 
  15. ^ News25.us (May 16, 2011). "Evansville and Tizimin, Mexico Become Sister Cities". Retrieved July 6, 2011. 
  16. ^ yucatanalminuto.com (May 23, 2011). "Evansville es ciudad hermana de Tizimin". Retrieved July 6, 2011. 

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