Peto Municipality

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Peto
Municipality
Church of Peto.jpg
Location of Peto in Yucatán
Location of Peto in Yucatán
Peto is located in Mexico
Peto
Peto
Location of Peto in Yucatán
Coordinates: 20°07′N 89°55′W / 20.117°N 89.917°W / 20.117; -89.917Coordinates: 20°07′N 89°55′W / 20.117°N 89.917°W / 20.117; -89.917
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
State Flag of Yucatan.svg Yucatán
Government
 • Type PRI PRI logo (Mexico).svg2007-2010
 • Municipal President Jose Vicente Dominguez Canto[1]
Area
 • Total 3,136 km2 (1,211 sq mi)
  [1]
Elevation 35 m (115 ft)
Population (2005 [2][3])
 • Total 22,386
Time zone UTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)
INEGI Code 058
Major Airport Merida (Manuel Crescencio Rejón) International Airport
IATA Code MID
ICAO Code MMMD
Website Official Website

Peto Municipality is one of 106 municipalities in Yucatán State, Mexico. It has a municipal seat of the same name and is located in the centre-south portion of the Yucatán, 135 km to the south-east of state capital Mérida.

Communities[edit]

The municipality is made up of 74 communities, the most important include the following:

  • Peto (Municipal Seat)
  • Xoy
  • Yaxcopil
  • Tixhualatun
  • Progresito

Additional Data[edit]

City population (2005): 18,177
City Founded: 1549
Annual fairs: 29 April to 3 May; 26 December to 2 January
Media: XEPET-AM, a government-run indigenous community radio station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nuestros municipios - Peto". Archived from the original on 1 December 2009. Retrieved 12 November 2009.
  2. ^ "Encyclopedia of the Municipalities of Mexico: Yucatan". Archived from the original on 20 November 2008. Retrieved 1 November 2009.
  3. ^ Census Results by Locality, 2005 Archived 22 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine. INEGI.
Location of Peto in Yucatán