largest city and port in the state of Guerrero, Mexico
Acapulco de Juárez (Spanish: [akaˈpulko ðe ˈxwaɾes] (listen)), commonly called Acapulco (/ˌækəˈpʊlkoʊ/ AK-ə-PUUL-koh, also US: /ˌɑːk-/ AHK-), is a town and sea port on the Pacific coast of Mexico, 300 km (190 miles) southwest from Mexico City. Acapulco is on a deep, semi-circular bay. It is a stop for shipping and cruising lines running between Panama, and San Francisco, California, USA. In 2005, about 722,499 people lived there.
|Acapulco de Juárez|
|Coordinates: 16°51′49″N 99°52′57″W / 16.86361°N 99.88250°WCoordinates: 16°51′49″N 99°52′57″W / 16.86361°N 99.88250°W|
|Founded||March 12, 1550|
|• Municipal president||Abelina López ()|
|• City||1,880.60 km2 (726.10 sq mi)|
|• Urban||85 km2 (33 sq mi)|
|• Metro||3,538.5 km2 (1,366.2 sq mi)|
|30 m (100 ft)|
|• Density||370/km2 (950/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
|Website||Official website (in Spanish)|
Its name is a Nahuatl word, meaning "plain of dense reeds". The city has been a port since the 16th century.
Playones de San IsidroEdit
Playones de San Isidro de Isidro is a community belonging to the Flavio Alfaro canton. The village has a population of approximately 200 people.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Acapulco". Collins English Dictionary. HarperCollins. Retrieved August 28, 2019.
- ↑ "Acapulco". Lexico UK Dictionary. Oxford University Press. Retrieved August 28, 2019.