Cheles (chiefdom)

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Cheles was the name of a Mayan chiefdom of the Yucatán Peninsula, in the present day southeastern Mexico.

Its demise occurred after the arrival of the Spanish conquest of the Yucatán and subsequent colonization efforts in the Yucatán Peninsula region in the 16th century.[1]

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  1. ^ Calderon, Diego de Landa. Yucatan Before and After the Conquest: The Maya. Forgotten Books. p. 28. ISBN 978-1-60506-857-2. Retrieved 5 July 2012.