Umán Municipality

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Location of Umán in Yucatán
Location of Umán in Yucatán
Umán is located in Yucatán
Location of Umán in Mexico
Coordinates: 20°53′N 89°45′W / 20.883°N 89.750°W / 20.883; -89.750Coordinates: 20°53′N 89°45′W / 20.883°N 89.750°W / 20.883; -89.750
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
State Flag of Yucatan.svg Yucatán
Mexico Ind. 1821
Yucatán Est. 1824
Municipality Est 1921
 • Type PRI PRI Party (Mexico).svg 2007-2010
 • Municipal President William Manuel Quintal López[1]
 • Total 234.30 km2 (90.46 sq mi)
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2005 [2][3])
 • Total 52,268
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
 • Demonym Umanense
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)
Postal Code 97390
Area code(s) 988
INEGI Code 101
Major Airport Merida (Manuel Crescencio Rejón) International Airport
Website Official Website
Municipalities of Yucatán

The Municipality of Umán is one of the 106 municipalities in Yucatán state, Mexico. Its municipal seat is located in the City of Umán.

Umán is located at 20°53′00″N 89°45′00″W / 20.88333°N 89.75000°W / 20.88333; -89.75000, just southwest of the state capital in Mérida, and is part of the Mérida metropolitan area. As of the census of 2005, the city of Umán had a population of 29,135 people,[3] the seventh-largest community in the state in population. The municipality of which the city serves as municipal seat had a population of 53,268,[3] living on an area of 234.3 km² (90.46 sq mi).[1] Its largest other community outside of the part of the metropolitan area of Merida that lies in the municipality of Umán is the town of Itzincab.

Nearby cities[edit]

Cities nearby the municipal seat of Umán:

  • Merida, Yucatan · 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) northeast · 717,175 people
  • Kanasin, Yucatan · 18 kilometres (11 mi) east-northeast · 40,027 people
  • Progreso, Yucatan · 44 kilometres (27 mi) north · 47,124 people


The municipality is made up of 87 communities, the largest are listed below:

Community Population[3]
Entire Municipality 53,268
Umán 29,135
Mérida 8,865
Itzincab 4,744
Bolón 1,271
Dzibikak 1,238
Yaxcopoil 1,102
Oxcum 1,049
Other 5,864