Bacalar Municipality

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Bacalar
Municipality
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Bacalar is located in Mexico
Bacalar
Bacalar
Coordinates: 18°41′N 88°24′W / 18.683°N 88.400°W / 18.683; -88.400Coordinates: 18°41′N 88°24′W / 18.683°N 88.400°W / 18.683; -88.400
Country Mexico
State Quintana Roo
Established 2 February 2011
Municipal seat Bacalar
Government
 • Municipal President José Alfredo Contreras Méndez
Area
 • Total 7,161.1 km2 (2,764.9 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 32,000
 • Density 4.5/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zone Southeast (US Eastern) (UTC-5)
INEGI Code 23010
Website www.bacalar.gob.mx

Bacalar is one of the ten municipalities of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. The municipal seat and most populous town is the eponymous Bacalar. The municipality was formed on February 2, 2011, when it separated from the Municipality of Othón P. Blanco.

Major communities[edit]

The 2010 census enumerated 57 populated localities.

Name 2010 Census Population
Bacalar 11,048
Limones 2,535
Maya Balam 2,018
Pedro Antonio Santos 497
Total municipality 32,759
Bacalar Fort

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