Tzucacab Municipality

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Tzucacab
Municipality
Location of the Municipality
Location of the Municipality
Tzucacab is located in Yucatán
Tzucacab
Tzucacab
Location of the Municipality
Coordinates: 20°04′N 89°02′W / 20.067°N 89.033°W / 20.067; -89.033Coordinates: 20°04′N 89°02′W / 20.067°N 89.033°W / 20.067; -89.033
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
State Flag of Yucatan.svg Yucatán
Mexico Ind. 1821
Yucatan Est. 1824
Municipality Est. 1918 [1]
Government
 • Municipal President Efren Estrada Mario Camara[1]
Area
 • Total 1,289 km2 (498 sq mi)
  [1]
Elevation 36 m (118 ft)
Population (2005 [2][3])
 • Total 13,564
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)
INEGI Code 098
Major Airport Merida (Manuel Crescencio Rejón) International Airport
IATA Code MID
ICAO Code MMMD
Website Official Website

The Municipality of Tzucacab is one of the 106 subdivisions of the State of Yucatán in Mexico. Its municipal seat is located in the City of Tzucacab.

Location[edit]

Tzucacab municipality is located in the southern region of the state and falls between latitudes 19° 38'and 20° 09' north and longitudes 88° 59' and 89° 14' west.[1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Tzucacab
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.6
(85.3)
31.7
(89.1)
33.1
(91.6)
35
(95)
35.9
(96.6)
34.5
(94.1)
33.8
(92.8)
34
(93.2)
33.3
(91.9)
32
(89.6)
30.5
(86.9)
30
(86)
32.78
(91.01)
Average low °C (°F) 15.2
(59.4)
15.9
(60.6)
17
(62.6)
18.2
(64.8)
20.3
(68.5)
20.5
(68.9)
19.7
(67.5)
19.7
(67.5)
19.9
(67.8)
19.2
(66.6)
17.3
(63.1)
16
(61)
18.24
(64.86)
Precipitation mm (inches) 36
(1.4)
36
(1.4)
28
(1.1)
58
(2.3)
97
(3.8)
183
(7.2)
180
(7)
183
(7.2)
193
(7.6)
137
(5.4)
61
(2.4)
56
(2.2)
1,248
(49)
Source: Weatherbase [4]

Communities[edit]

The municipality is made up of 40 different communities, of which the most important are:[1]

  • Tzucacab (Municipal Seat)
  • Catmis
  • Ekbalam
  • Corral
  • Noh-Bec

Architectural Landmarks[edit]

The Church of St. Francis Xavier, located in the municipal seat Tzucacab and dating from the colonial era.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Nuestros municipios - Tzucacab". Retrieved 2009-11-11. 
  2. ^ "Encyclopedia of the Municipalities of Mexico: Yucatan". Retrieved 2009-11-01. 
  3. ^ Census Results by Locality, 2005 INEGI.
  4. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Tzucacab, Yucatán". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.