Municipalities of Quintana Roo

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The Mexican State of Quintana Roo is made up of 10 municipalities (municipios). Tulum and Bacalar are the newest municipalities.[1] The state was created from the Quintana Roo Territory in 1974 with seven municipios. Solidaridad was formed in 1993 by act of the Congress of Quintana Roo. Tulum was split off from Solidaridad in March 2008.[2] Bacalar was split off from Othón P. Blanco in February 2011.[1]

While the population figures below are from 2010,[3] they have been adjusted for the creation of the municipality of Bacalar in 2011.

INEGI code Municipality Municipal seat Population
23001 Cozumel San Miguel de Cozumel 79,535
23002 Felipe Carrillo Puerto Felipe Carrillo Puerto 75,026
23003 Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres 16,203
23004 Othón P. Blanco Chetumal 244,553
23005 Benito Juárez Cancún 661,176
23006 José María Morelos José María Morelos 36,179
23007 Lázaro Cárdenas Kantunilkín 25,333
23008 Solidaridad Playa del Carmen 159,310
23009 Tulum Tulum 28,263
23010 Bacalar Bacalar 11,084
23011 Puerto Morelos Puerto Morelos


  1. ^ a b Silvia Hernández (February 2, 2011). "Bacalar, el décimo municipio de Q. Roo". El Universal. Retrieved 2011-05-02. 
  2. ^ "Discuten por nuevo municipio - Riviera Maya" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-04-16. 
  3. ^ a b "Censo de Población y Vivienda 2010". Retrieved 2011-01-06.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Census_Data" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  4. ^ "Discuten por nuevo municipio". Retrieved 2009-11-05.